Erik Kerpics
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Celebration of Life

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Sherod Park
main pavilion , 4700 Coen Road
Vermilion, Ohio, United States

Obituary of Erik J. Kerpics

Erik J. Kerpics, 49, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at University Hospitals of Cleveland after a short illness.

He was born August 2, 1969 and had been a life long Vermilion resident.

Erik graduated from EHOVE Career Center in 1987 and worked as a machinist for Bettcher Industries, North Ridge Enterprise, MA Harrison, and Beckett Gas.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Erik was know as the "Grill Master" and enjoyed bonfires, music, cornhole, swimming, and he especially enjoyed spending time with family.

He is survived by his father, David Kerpics of Vermilion; life long companion, Joy Greene of Vermilion; sons, Brandon Kerpics of Huron, Derek Kerpics of Vermilion, and David Kerpics of Vermilion; daughter, Nikki Kerpics of Vermilion; granddaughter, Isabella Kerpics; brother, James Kerpics of Vermilion; and his sisters, Mary (Dana Butler) Kerpics of Vermilion and Nadine (Guy) Schuler of Lorain.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Roswitha "Rose" (nee Egelhofer) Kerpics.

A celebration of Erik's life will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 12-4 pm at the main pavilion at Sherod Park, Vermilion, OH.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, OH 44089 to help with expenses.

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