James Anthony Zepko

March 13, 1939 ~ June 4, 2021 (age 82)


Sumter, SC…James “Jim” Anthony Zepko, age 82, beloved husband of the late Joan Diane Collins Zepko, died on Friday, June 4, 2021 at his residence.

Born in Ballston Spa, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph B. Zepko and Margaret Foley Zepko. Jim retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sergeant with over 26 years of service. He enjoyed cars, especially hot rods. Jim was a faithful and dedicated member of St. Anne Catholic Church and he worked tirelessly to ensure the church was always taken care of.

Surviving are: two sons, Bryan A. Zepko and Greg Zepko and his wife Shannon all of Sumter; two sisters, Agnes Pompa and Annie Groski and her husband Ray all of New York; two sisters-in-law, Leah Zepko of Georgia and Marynell Collins of Prosperity; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Bent and Margaret Peterson, and two brothers, Joseph Zepko and Patrick Zepko.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Geo Nunez officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the St. Anne and St. Jude Catholic Church Building Fund, 216 E. Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150.

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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home of Sumter for the arrangements.

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June 6, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
June 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Bullock Fuenral Home Chapel

Video is available for this event

June 7, 2021

12:00 PM
Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
802 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

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