Rough & Tumble Engineers
Kinzers, Pennsylvania

John Ray Pepper


John Ray Pepper, age 97 of Glen Mills, PA passed away September 23, 2015. He was a longtime member of Rough and Tumble and took his family every year in August. 

Born in St Mary’s, Pennsylvania, Ray graduated from Duke with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He served honorably in the US Navy, CBI theater during WWII. He then had a long career in Aerospace at North American and Boeing. 

Ray had many talents and hobbies, including chip carving, woodworking, blacksmithing, and reading. 

Ray is survived by his wife, Mariane, preceded in Death by Alice Terbush Peppler.

He  was the loving father of Marjana Thomas (William), and grandchildren Chrissie Castillo (David) and Charles Thomas.