OBITUARY: William ‘Bill’ Ollie Kepley


William “Bill” Ollie Kepley, age 71, of Portland, Tennessee passed away Saturday, February 18th, 2023 at Portland Tristar Medical Center.

Mr. Kepley was born in Portland, TN on July 20th, 1951 to the late Ollie Hazel Kepley and Annie Pearl Kepley.

Mr. Kepley was a native of Sumner County, where he was a devoted member of the Boiling Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. Kepley enjoyed being a farmer after he retired from Peterbilt Motors Company.

Mr. Kepley is survived by his mother, Annie Pearl Kepley; wife, Margaret Elaine Kepley; daughter, Tammy (Brian) Elrod; son, Stacy (Anita) Kepley; grandchildren, Hollie (Mason) Gunter, Andrew Elrod, Kellie (James) Agee, & Matthew Elrod; sister, Elaine Wakulsky.

Funeral service for Mr. Kepley was at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 21st, 2023 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Perdue officiating.

Visitation for Mr. Kepley was on Monday, February 20th, 2023 from 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm & on Tuesday, February 21st, 2023 from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.

Interment will be in Sherron Cemetery.

Andrew Elrod, Matthew Elrod, Mason Gunter, James Agee, Todd Kepley, Ronnie McMurtry, Richard Scruggs, & David Scruggs will serve as pallbearers.


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