Michael C. Kyper, 69, of Adamsburg, died Monday, May 14, 2019, at his home.
Born March 6, 1950, in Huntingdon, he was a son of Mary A. (Mills) Kyper Brenneman of Huntingdon and the late Fred G. Kyper.
Mr. Kyper is survived by his daughters, Angela Rothwell, Wanda Kyper of Jeannette and Julie Boesche; and four grandchildren Amanda Rothwell, Troy Lapsly, Luke Kyper and Michael Boesc.
He is also survived by brothers and sisters, Milda Runk, Wayne Brenneman, Sheryl Deike, Garry Kyper and his wife, Marion, Carol Kyper and Pete Kyper; and several nieces and nephews, including two special nieces Ashley and Brittany.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, David C. Kyper, and a sister, Mary Kay Grove.
Mr. Kyper was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of the Shafton Fire Co., the St. Joseph’s Polish Club of Westmoreland City and the Somerset County Truckers Association.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a truck driver for over 53 years for R&J Trucking of Greensburg. He was honored to end his career with RJ Repasky, whom he called “the best boss he ever had, and he previously was the owner and operator of his own truck.
Friends will be received 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Ott Funeral Home Inc., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 707 Grant St. #3700, Pittsburgh PA 15219