George Thomas Jepson

April 19, 1932 - June 16, 2022

04/19/1932 - 06/16/2022

Past Services

Monday June 27, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Additional Information:

Masonic Rites will be rendered following the visitation hour.

12:00 am
Arlington National Cemetery
1 Memorial Dr.
Arlington, VA
Additional Information:

Burial will take place at a later date

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.

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Sheila Grimsley
1 year ago

To the Jepson family,

Sorry to hear the loss of your father, many fond memories over the years. Keeping all of you in our prayers.

Sheila and Richard Grimsley

Donald&Debbie (DeMarco) Ritenour
1 year ago

Debbie and I send our condolences to the family. It was always a pleasure to be with George.

Tony Tessenear
1 year ago

Vickie & LeAnna,

Just saw your father’s obituary in the newspaper. It’s been many years ago when we were teenagers, but I still remember the love that filled your home and the respect your family had for each other. I’m sure that was put in place by two great parents. Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss.

Tony Tessenear
Manteo, NC

Bernie Kirsch
1 year ago

My deepest sympathy to George’s family and friends.

May he be in their fondest memories and may he rest in eternal peace.

Becky B. Roughton
1 year ago

LeAnna, Vickie, Jeanne and Tommy. So many happy memories shared with our extended family The Jepson’s…Daddy George, Mother Shirley and all of “you” kids. Holding you all close, sending my love and prayers for comfort.
🙏 ❤️
Becky Bradley Roughton

Christie Bradley
1 year ago

My heartfelt sympathy to all of you “kids”. I have many fond memories of both of your folks from my Jobs Daughter years. Praying for comfort for you all.

1 year ago

LeAnna, Vickie, Jeannie & Tommy,

Your parents were both such dear people. We were blessed to know them. Now they are together again–wonderful for them but hard on those left behind. We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved Dad, and send our condolences and prayers for peace and comfort.


Eric & Lynne Zoller

Renee Belfore
1 year ago

Jeannie, LeAnna, Vickie & Tommy, I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of your Dad brings back so many memories of both your parents and their love and care for others. They both gave so much of themselves, and positively impacted so many young lives, including mine. I remember having to look “way up” to see into your dad’s eyes. Now when I look up, I’ll see him in heaven with our families.
Renee Florke Belfore

1 year ago

Love and hugs to the whole family! George was a wonderful gentleman and will be missed. Nancy and Kim