James Donald Eppley, Jr., 73, passed away on May 9, 2019 in Webster, TX. He was born on June 28, 1945 in Pensacola, FL to James and Catherine Eppley. Don Eppley is survived by: his wife, Nora Eppley; daughter, Chantal and husband Josh Jackson; sons, Robert Eppley, Christopher and wife Johanna Eppley; brothers, John and Sandy Eppley, and Scott and Beth Eppley; grandchildren, Makinley and Kaitlin Jackson, Brennan Eppley and Emma Eppley and numerous family members and friends. He earned a Business degree from Rider College in New Jersey. Don worked as a Payload Specialist for United Space Alliance. He had a passion for the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish. He cherished his grandchildren and loved spending time with them. In his honor, a visitation and memorial will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Crowder Funeral Home, 111 E. Medical Center Blvd., Webster TX 77598. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a memorial donation in Don Eppley’s memory may do so to American Heart Association.