Eugene L. Koppenhaver Sr.

Eugene L. Koppenhaver, Sr. MYERSTOWN Eugene "Koppy" L. Koppenhaver, Sr., 82, of died Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at the VA Medical Center, Lebanon. Born in Spring Glen on October 5, 1931, he was the son of the late Edwin M. and Sula M. (Schade) Koppenhaver. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was employed as a mechanic by Conrail, Enola, for over 20 years. He previously worked at the Cornwall Ore Mines. A musician, he played mandolin in the Echoes of Grace Band and The Old Dogs, and enjoyed repairing cars and watching the Phillies. He is survived by daughters, Kim L., wife of Christopher Arnold of Lebanon, Brenda L., wife of James Williams, Jr. of Robesonia; sons, Eugene L. Koppenhaver, Jr., husband of Karen of Myerstown, Michael A. Koppenhaver, husband of Greta of Myerstown, Brian A. Koppenhaver, husband of Regina of Denver, Pa.; his former wife, Evelyn "Becky" Barkus of Lebanon; nine grandchildren; sisters, Lauretta Shultz of Harrisburg, Arlene Deppen of Pillow; a brother, James A. Koppenhaver, husband of Kathy of Omaha, Neb.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers, Clair, Arthur, Leon, and Thomas Koppenhaver, and a sister, Erma Scheib. A memorial service will be held Friday, February 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. from Grose Funeral Home, 358 W. Washington Avenue, Myerstown. There will be no viewing or visitation. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Funeral Home

Grose Funeral Home, Inc.
358 W. Washington Ave. Myerstown, PA 17067

Published in Lebanon Daily News on Feb. 14, 2014