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Nathan A Stepler 1993-2023


Nathan A Stepler, 30, of Dry Run, passed away the morning of Tuesday, September 12, 2023.

Nathan A Stepler
Nathan A Stepler

He was born on Wednesday, July 28, 1993 in Fort Hood, Texas, the son of Kimberly Ferrell and Patrick Stepler.

Nathan was a 2011 graduate of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School.

He worked as a level two maintenance technician for Schreiber Foods and part-time for MJ Recycling and Swailes Dairy Farm.

Nathan was a member of the Dry Run Rod & Gun Club and the Mountain Green Hunting Club.

As an avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and took pride in mowing his grass. He loved working on his vehicles and enjoyed playing Call of Duty. Above all else in life, Nathan valued and cherished his family.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his separated wife, Becky (Swailes) Stepler, who he remained close to; three sisters, Kristen Ferrell, Heather Stepler, and Hanah Ferrell; and nieces and nephews, Andre Stepler, Jake Price, Eowyn Price, Jamey Price, and Veronika Eichenlaub; and grandparents, Charles and Diana Ferrell and Peggy and Ron Stepler.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Hammond’s Grove: Path Valley Picnic Grounds at the stage.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Towards Education at PO Box 619, Shippensburg, PA 17257 or online here, scroll to the middle of the page and click the white box with the logo to donate.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



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Robert “Bob” Rhoten 1933-2024

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