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William Ruben Pepper

March 22, 1935 ~ July 13, 2020 (age 85)


William Ruben Pepper, Veteran of the United States Army, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020. Beloved Husband of Teresa nee McDonald. Devoted Father of Desirée (Kenneth Venzant) Pepper, DeShona (Alex Robertson) Pepper, Donovan (Heidi Waltner) Pepper and Col. Devin (Alicia) Pepper. Loving Son of late Playne and late Vivian nee Adams. Fond Grandfather of Maimuna Venzant, Tacuma Venzant, William Robertson, Dakota Pepper, Dillon Pepper, Madilyn “Madi” Pepper and Lukas “Luke” Pepper. Dear Brother of Myra (late Vernon) Weathers, Chester (Bernice) Pepper, Johnetta (Martin) Powell, Thomas (Linda) Pepper, late Dorothy (late Robert) George, late Robert (late Evelyn) Pepper, late Alice (late Ervin) Stewart, late Howard Pepper, late Jackie Pepper, late Margene (late Edward) Farmer, late Vivian (late Robert) Plummer, late Franklin Pepper, late James Pepper and late David Pepper. Dear Uncle of many. Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). We require that all guests entering the building wear a facial covering and maintain social distancing. Funeral Services for William will remain private for just the immediate family. For additional information call (708) 499-5300. Please visit William’s personal tribute website at and sign his guestbook.  Please contact Teresa, Desirée, DeShona, Donovan or Devin to check availability to be added to the list of attendees.

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July 16, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162


Alzheimer's Association

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