---- — Jasper S. Chepely, 74, of Fairfield, died at 9:09 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 18, 1939, in Granite City, a son of Jasper and Frances Neff Chepely. He married Sue Marshal, who survives.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Chepely is survived by two sons, Tom and Lis Gifford of Fairfield; two daughters, Rhonda Robertson and husband Robbie of Johnsonville and Audrey Gifford of Fairfield; a sister, Frances Fitzgerald and husband Jimmy of St. Peters, Mo.; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.
Mr. Chepely served in the U.S. Army for 21 years. He retired from the military.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City with the Rev. Bruce Venters officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pin Oak Cemetery.