Richard Lawson Eppley

January 18, 1927December 6, 2012

Richard Lawson Eppley, 85, of Charlotte died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Sunrise Living Center in Charlotte. He was the son of the late Fred and Jessie Ridgeway Eppley and husband of the late Kathryn Gregory Eppley.

Mr. Eppley was a member of Providence Road Church of Christ and a veteran of the Army having served with the occupational forces in Korea during WWII. He was a Realtor in Charlotte since 1981 and the owner of Richard L. Eppley & Assoc. Inc, Real Estate in Charlotte

He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Bright Eppley; sons, Larry Eppley and wife Carolyn, of Charlotte; Steve Eppley and wife Lila, of Mt. Holly; Alan Eppley of Charlotte and Kenneth Eppley and wife Cindy of Fort Mill, SC; grandsons, Lee Eppley, Jonathan Eppley, Scott Eppley Jesse Eppley; Chris Moore, and Ryan Moore step-sons, Jeff Knight of Midland, NC and John Knight of Charlotte; great children, Kristin Eppley, Shane Eppley, Elijah Eppley and Zoe Eppley. Funeral services for Mr. Eppley will be held at 4:00pm Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Providence Road Church of Christ, 4900 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC. Jeff Walling and Kent Massey will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:30 until 4:00 pm at the church. A graveside service will take place at 11:00 am Monday, December 10, 2012 at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the NC National Guard Honor Guard. Pallbearers will include his grandsons.

Arrangements are in the care of Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service. On-line condolences may be placed at


  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012

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Rev.Bobby Glover

December 13, 2012

Eppley family I am deeply sadden by your lost,your father was one of the best patients I ever had during my home care days.I thank him for the residence he also blessed me and my family with at a time of need.I would hope that the family would continue to run a caring business.

Sharon Malmberg

December 10, 2012

So sorry and sad to hear the news. Mr. Eppley was a kind and wonderful person. May you have peace and comfort knowing he is in Heaven. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Paula Baker

December 10, 2012

Ken and Cindy,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers have been with you and will continue. Love you both, Paula Baker

Sue Shepherd

December 9, 2012

Dear Mrs. Eppley, Larry and Carolyn, Steve and Lila, Alan, Ken and Cindy, Lee, Jonathan, Scott, Jesse, Chris, Ryan, Jeff, John, and family,

Your hearts must be very heavy as you say goodbye to a beloved family member. I pray you will be comforted by the hope we have in Christ of being reunited in heaven. I will always remember Richard's strong faith and interesting Bible class comments. Thinking of you in your time of sorrow, Sue and Ron Shepherd

December 8, 2012

May the Epply family find comfort and peace at this time of sorrow. (2Cor.1:2-4) Arjorie Fields Concord N.C.