George T. Jepson, 90, passed away June 16, 2022. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Harold E. Jepson and Florence Jepson. George proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Korean and Vietnam wars and retired as Chief Petty Officer – HMC after 21 years of service. He was a member of the Harmony Masonic Lodge #9 in Rhode Island, Job’s Daughters and the DeMolay, and the F.R.A. Post 40 in Portsmouth, VA.
George was also predeceased by his wife of 60 years Shirley-Joy Jepson and son-in-law Richard Pulley and is survived by four children; LeAnna Hatcher, Vickie Pulley, Jeannie Jepson and partner Mike, and George “Tommy” Jepson, III and partner Donna, all of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren, Thomas “Ben” Hendley, Caitlin Granger (Eddie) and Amanda Waters (Jamie); and three great-grandchildren, Lilly Joy Granger, Dennis Thomas Granger and Baker McKenna Walters, and a host of other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held from 5:00pm to 6:00pm followed by Masonic Rights on Monday, June 27, 2022 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.