Finis Jerome EPPERSON Matthew Bradley EPPERSON Living EPPERSON Living EPPERSON Living EPPERSON Living EPPERSON Margaret Ann St MARTIN Trudie Elizabeth EPPERSON Joan EPPERSON Jessie Elizabeth DOWNS Mini tree diagram

Finis Arnold EPPERSON1,2,4,3,3

12th May 19261,2,3,4 - 24th May 20072,4

Electrical engineer, Kaiser Steel, Upland, California

Life History

12th May 1926

Born in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas.1,2,3,4

6th Feb 1948

Married Margaret Ann St MARTIN in Texas.7

between 1950 and 1985

Occupation Electrical engineer, Kaiser Steel, Upland, California.4

15th Apr 1952

Birth of son Matthew Bradley EPPERSON in Johnson County, Texas.3,5,6

between 1957 and 2007

Resident in Upland, San Bernardino, California.4

24th May 2007

Died in Upland, San Bernardino, California.2,4

29th May 2007

Buried in Oak Park Cemetery, Claremont, Los Angeles, California, by Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona.4

Other facts


Military in WWII, US Navy.4


Birth of son Living EPPERSON


Birth of son Living EPPERSON


Birth of daughter Living EPPERSON


Birth of daughter Living EPPERSON


  • Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997,
    Finis Arnold Epperson
    born 12 May 1926
    male, Johnson County
    Father Finis Jerome Epperson
    Mother Jessie Elizabeth Downs

    Birth 12 MAY 1926 in CLEBURNE, JOHNSON CO, TEXAS
    Death 24 MAY 2007 in UPLAND, CALIFORNIA
    Marriage 6 Feb 1948 to Living ST. MARTIN
    --  Epperson, (no longer online)

    1930 Federal Census, Johnson County, Texas, 24 April, Justice Precinct 1, District 4, page 15B, Hse #232, Fam #244
    Epperson, Finis J  Head M W 24  married at age 18 [abt 1926] AR AR AR Clerk, Steam Railway
    Epperson, Jessie E  Wife  F W 22 married at age 17 [abt 1925] TX TX TX
    Epperson, Finis A  Son M W 3yrs 10mos  TX AR TX

    Finis moved his family to California between 1953 and 1955, when the next child was born in San Bernadino County, California.  Public Directories record addresses for Finis in Highland, Upland and Ontario, California.

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
    Finis A Epperson
    Birth 12 May 1926
    Residence 1985  - Highland, CA
    Residence 1994 - Ontario, CA

    Finis was a ham radio enthusiast.  Call Sign WB6BTA
    Grant Date 12/04/1997, Expiration Date 12/04/2007, Cancellation Date 12/05/2009
    Registrant Finis A Epperson, 1545 N Oakland Ave, Ontario, CA 91762-1331
    --  City-Data,

    At the time of his death, Finis Arnold Epperson was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Upland, San Bernardino County, California.  His funeral service was held in this church on Tuesday, 29 May 2007.

    Social Security Death Index,
    b 12 May 1926, d 24 May 2007
    Last residence address Upland, San Bernardino, CA 91786
    SSN 711-14-7620 through Railroad Board

    Finis A. Epperson Obituary

    Finis Arnold Epperson, 81, of Upland, passed away. May 24, 2007, at his home. Mr. Epperson was born May 12, 1926, in Cleburne, Texas, and has been a resident of Upland for the past 55 years. He was an electrical engineer for Kaiser Steel for 35 years before retiring in 1985, a veteran of the US Navy serving during WWII, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Upland.

    Besides his wife, Margaret, Mr. Epperson is survived by his children,
    Ruth Finnigan of Upland,
    twin sons, Brad Epperson of Upland and Barry Epperson of San Luis Obispo,
    daughter, Susan Matz of Claremont, and
    son David Epperson of Upland;

    17 grandchildren, Anna-Lisa Epperson, Michael Epperson, Asheley Epperson, William Therien, David Finnigan, Erin Epperson, Scott Therien, Michelle Ramsey, Troy Finnigan, Julie Therien, Matthew Epperson, Andrea Epperson, Megan Finnigan, Alexandra Epperson, Emmaline Epperson, Amy Epperson, and Andrew Epperson;
    three grandchildren, Abigail Therien, Fiona Finnigan, and James ?on Therien;
    2 sisters, Joan Browder of Amarillo, TX, and Elizabeth Harris of Arlington, TX.

    Friends may call at Todd Memorial Chapel, Claremont, Monday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

    Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, Upland, Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.  Interment will be made in Oak Park Cemetery, Claremont. Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona, is in charge of rrangements.

    Published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on May 26, 2007 (online as premium archive)


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