Joseph E. Pepping, 62 of Oquawka, formerly of Keithsburg, Illinois died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, IL. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the Greenmound Cemetery. There is no visitation. Fippinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be left to the Keithsburg Christian Church and online condolences may be left at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

Joseph E. Pepping, 62 of Oquawka, formerly of Keithsburg, Illinois died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, IL. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the Greenmound Cemetery. There is no visitation. Fippinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be left to the Keithsburg Christian Church and online condolences may be left at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

He was born August 15, 1955 in Moline, IL to Edwin and Beverly Pearson Pepping.  Joe graduated from Rockridge High School. On July 15, 1997, he married Vicki Copeland in Keithsburg, IL.  She died August 14, 2017.

Joe was employed in the family business as a computer technician.

Survivors include two stepsons: Richard (Melissa) Carle; Michael Carle, all of Keithsburg, IL; 8 step grandchildren; one brother:  James (Jean) Pepping of Milan, IL; two sisters: Teresa Foster of Orion, IL; Mary Ann (Brad) Smith of McFarland, WI; several nieces and nephews.

His parents, one sister, Judy and his wife preceded him in death.