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Jimmy Michael
"Mike" Epperson
August 15, 1946 - January 8, 2021

Mike, 74, passed away Jan. 8, 2021. He was born Aug. 15, 1946 in Shawnee, OK to Margaret & C.W. Epperson. He retired as a Field Sales Manager from Won-derbread Co. Jimmy was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing poker & traveling to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Las Vegas, & the Bahamas. Mike was also active with the Shriners Int. Mike loved nothing more than spending time with his family, especially his grand-children & great-grandson. A loving, adventurous & kind-hearted family man, he will be deeply missed by all. Preceded in death by his parents; son, Chad Epperson; & various aunts & uncles. He leaves behind his loving family: wife of 53 years, Oneida Epperson; daughter, Tracy Novak; grandchildren: Rylee and Reagan Novak; great grandson, Damari Stevenson; as well as many other extended family and dear friends. Viewing will be 4-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Graveside services to celebrate his life will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Resthaven Cemetery in Shawnee, OK. Please visit vondelsmithmortuary.com to view the full obituary & leave condolences for the family.

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Published in Oklahoman on Jan. 12, 2021.
04:00 - 08:00 PM
Vondel Smith Mortuary
Graveside service
02:00 PM
Resthaven Cemetery
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January 12, 2021
Mike was a kind and considerate man, who was yet always himself, and never out on airs. He was funny, knew how to lighten the mood among people, and took in stride when people went against him. I loved him as a neighbor and a sometimes drinking buddy when I needed consolation.
January 12, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Dr. Stephen & Maria McCan
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