Richard L. Pepper



Richard L. Pepper
, 68, of Belleville, IL, born Wednesday, August 5, 1942, in St. Louis, MO, died Friday, November 26, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.



Mr. Pepper was retired and formerly worked as a Cost Accountant for Landshire Foods and a former member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by:

  • Father: Merlin Behnen

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Sandra L. nee Roth Pepper
  • Daughter: Angela Pepper of Belleville, IL
  • Mother: Mary nee Head, Behnen of Belleville, IL
  • Sister: Sharon (Frank)Vollmer of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchilden
    • Joshua McIntosh
    • Chase Pepper
  • Dear Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or Masses to St. Henry's Catholic Church.



Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Monday, November 29, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Father Kenneth York officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.



Condolences left for Richard L. Pepper:

    Dear Sandy, Angela, Mary, Sharon, Frank, Paul, Beth, George, Chris, & Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Richard. I just heard today, Sunday, November 28th. I have many fond memories of the times we all spent together on vacations and during the holidays. Richard was a great man who will be terribly missed. God bless you all during this most difficult time.You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Susan (Harris) Godorov

    Susan Harris Godorov Las Vegas Nevada 89178

    Sandy, Angela, Mary, Sharon, Frank, & family.
    We are very sadened to learn of Richard's death. We hold many fond memories of him, a truely kind and fun person.

    Bob & Carol Harris Bonita Springs FL 34135

    I had Mr. Pepper as a PSR teacher in grade school and will never forget him. My condolences to you, Angie, and your family.

    Blair Sartory Belleville Il