Charles J. Pepper RitesDecember 01,2012Charles J. Pepper Rites
BRANDON — The funeral service for Charles James Pepper, 57, who died Nov. 26, 2012, was held Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Randolph.
The Rev. Albert “Skip” Baltz, Chaplain of the Vermont Army National Guard, officiated.
The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, followed.
Pallbearers included James Pepper, Keith Pepper, Rudy Barcello and Herman Naring.
Military honors were accorded by members of Randolph American Legion and members of the Vermont Army National Guard.
The American Flag was presented to the brother, James Pepper.
A reception followed at Sully’s Restaurant in Brandon.
Arrangements were under the direction of Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: In 1944, U.S. begins B-29 bombing raids on Japanese main islands; in 1950, Great Appalachian Storm begins to form; 1963, Lee Oswald killed by Jack Ruby; 1974, D.B. Cooper hijacks Seattle-bound airliner; 1974, 'Lucy' found.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1927, striking Colo. miners attacked with machine guns by state police; 1877, Thomas Edison announces invention of the phonograph, 1959, Alan Freed fired by WABC 770 AM for accepting payola to promote records.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivers short speech in Gettysburg, Pa.; in 1984, a Pemex LNG facility destroyed by series of gas explosions, 600 people are killed; in 1998, Senate builds fire under Bill Clinton.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1831 – Independent South American super-state, Gran Colombia, dissolved; 1856 - Fort Buchanan built to control Apache warriors; 1970 - William Calley Jr. goes on trial after 1968 massacre at My Lai, Vietnam.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Wisconsin Sen. Joe McCarthy takes advantage of Cold War jitters and builds a tidy little fiefdom for himself on Capitol Hill. It's all good, but pride goes before you know darn well what. The junior senator is damaged going down.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1927, Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in control of the Soviet Union; in 1970, Oregon DOT tries to dynamite a dead whale off a beach with a rather shocking result.