Destal Layne Pepple passed away at the age of 67 on Monday May 11, 2020 at the Whitcomb retirement home. Destal was born on August 9, 1952 in Kennett, MO., to Charles and Marjorie Pepple. He worked for Pearson’s Construction and Michigan Carpenters Union until he retired in 2008. He had five children, Racheal, Amy, Destal Jr., Brandon, and Jenna; siblings, Joe Sr., Terry, Daphna, Shirley and Vickie. Destal. Destal was a wonderful friend, family member, and person. Throughout his lifetime, he enjoyed playing slowpitch softball, hunting, fishing on Lake Michigan, and watching his grandchildren grow up and play sports. Destal was a very generous man and he was always willing to help anyone and everyone. His family remembers him most from his goofy personality, caring nature, and random visits.
Destal is survived by his mother, Majorie Pepple, of Benton Harbor and children, Racheal (Michael) Petlick, of Benton Harbor, Amy(David) Vollman of Three Oaks, Destal Jr. (Martha) Pepple of Benton Harbor, Brandon (Lolly) Durham of Dowagiac, and Jenna (Brian) Anderson of Clawson; brothers, Joe Pepple Sr.(Pat) of Baroda and Terry (Linda) Pepple of Coloma; sister, Daphna Gross of Niles and numerous nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Devin (Ashley) Floyd, Madison, Daniel, and Greta Vollman, Liam and Giuliana Pepple, De’Ondray Henry, DJ Shrivers, Zabrina Shrivers, Layla and Natalie Anderson, and one great- grandchild: Lena Floyd. He shared a very close relationship with his aunt, Mary Dickson of Benton Harbor.
He was preceded in death by his father Charlie and sisters Shirley Snow and Vickie Pepple. .
A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
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