Mr. Ronald W. Paepke, 63, died Thursday Jan. 5, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was a member of Adaton United Methodist Church and an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Eloise Paepke.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Paepke of Starkville; daughter, Rhonda Gray (Scottie) of Pontotoc; sons Michael Bishop (Amiee) of Hillsboro, N.D., Henry Allen Paepke (Becky) of Denver, Colo., and Frankie Paepke (Traci) of Ecru; sisters, Cathy Murdock of Dallas, Texas, Kay Worthy of Saltillo and Loretta Exum of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Jerry Paepke of Okolona and Bill Paepke of Milwaukee, Wis.; best friends, John Copley and Robert Palmer; and five grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Adaton United Methodist Church
Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m.