Walter Brooks Keplinger

Walter "Sonny" Brooks Keplinger, 74 of Elizabethtown, died Monday, June 20, 2016 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Hardin County and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He was a member of the NRA and retired from Greenbrier Corp. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Keplinger of Elizabethtown; one son, Walter Clell Keplinger of Elizabethtown; one daughter, Kelly Keplinger-Page (Chad) of Elizabethtown; three brothers, Curtis Keplinger (Joann) of Franklin, Larry Keplinger of Bowling Green and Mike Keplinger of Elizabethtown; one sister, Beverly Chambers (Leon) of Elizabethtown; two grandchildren, Candice Hodges (Kyle) of Fort Knox and Thomas Wheeler of Lawrenceville, GA and one great grandchild, Fintan Hodges. A Memorial Service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Leon Chambers officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed online at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Kidney Fund at


Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church


Friday, June 24, 2016 starting at 2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church

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