Russell Wayne Peepo, 48, of Sedalia, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born on Oct. 28, 1963, in Ashland, Wisc., a son of Jerry G. and Eudora A. (Juoni) Peepo.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed working and volunteering through Habitat for Humanity, and building ramps for the handicap and elderly in the Sedalia area. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during Desert Storm.
Besides his mother, he is survived by a sister, Mitzi Dawson, of Raytown, and several nieces and nephews, including, Matthew Dawson and Adam Peepo, both of Sedalia.
He was predeceased by his father and a brother, Jerry A. Peepo.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, with the Rev. Viola Rhoads, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.reafuneralservice.com.