Mr. Kenneth Dale Keppler, age 49, of Griffin, formerly of Cobb County, died Thursday, August 28, 2014. A memorial service will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday August 31st in the chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna with Rev’s Jimmie Nettles and Andy Cunningham officiating. Mr. Keppler was a Campbell High School graduate, loved to play golf and was an avid NASCAR fan. He was also an excellent BBQ chef. He was formerly employed as a certified Ford mechanic with Allen Vigil Ford and was currently employed as a mechanic with White Water Country Club. He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Eldon & Elvira Keppler; maternal grandparents, Elsie Chupp & Lewis Ashley; uncle and aunt, Phil & Sue Keppler. He is survived by his mother, Sheila Ann Schmidt of Powder Springs; father and step-mother, Dale and Jan Keppler of Griffin; aunts, Jean Richardson, Sue Gooch & Nadine Brown; his Dog (ZOE).The family will receive friends from 2 P.M. until service time Sunday at the funeral home.