Obituary of David Allen Peplinski
David Allen Peplinski, 57, of Essexville, our kind, goofy, helpful, and quick-witted husband, father, grandpa, son, brother, uncle, and friend was born into eternal life on September 13, 2018. David was born in Bay City on December 22, 1960, the son of Marion and Eileen (Vermeesch) Peplinski. David graduated high school and went on to receive his Associates degree and contracting license. On April 27, 2002, he married the love of his life, the former Liezel Dizon. Throughout life David enjoyed fishing, telling stories, eating, and cooking – his seafood stuffed chicken couldn’t be matched. He worked at Huron Woods Nursing Home for over 20 years as the Director of Maintenance, the residents there loved him. David also enjoyed traveling to the Philippines with his wife; where he was affectionately known as “Big Joe.” David was known as a fixer - he could fix any and everything – if you needed something done, David was your guy. He never met a stranger and was very well like by everyone. Left to cherish his memory are, his wife of 16 years, Liezel; children, Amy (Scott) Withers, Jakki Peplinski, David Allen Peplinski II, and Stanley Peplinski; grandchildren, Ben, Caleb, Sam, and Nora Withers and David Allen Peplinski III; his mother, Eileen Peplinski; his 10 siblings, Randy Peplinski, Teri (Ted) Murawski, Sheri Grocholski, Kevin Peplinski, Michelle (Wayne) Meyers, Brian (Mariya) Peplinski, Jason (Rebecca) Peplinski, Casey (Significant Other, Sara Partlow) Peplinski, Wynette (Kyle) Jenkins, and Christie (Anthony) Ostrom; his mother-in-law, Adriana Dizon, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. David was welcomed home to heaven by his father, Marion, and his son Cayo Peplinski. David’s family will be present to receive visitors on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Vigil at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, David will be taken to St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (St. John the Evangelist Church) where visiting will continue from 9:00 AM until the time of David’s 10:00 AM Funeral Liturgy. Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate with the Rite of Committal to follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.