Bob Shepard

Born: Sat., Jan. 2, 1932
Died: Mon., May 13, 2013


Memorial Service

3:00 PM Thu., May 16, 2013
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service


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Mr. Bob Shepard, 81, of Bostic Sunshine Hwy, Sunshine, died Monday, May 13, 2013 at Willow Ridge Nursing Center.
He was the son of the late Willie and Irene Hastings Shepard. Bob was a Korean War Veteran and a member of First Broad Baptist Church. He retired from WNC Florist and was a member of the Hollis Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his wife Sudie Mae Jenkins Shepard; two daughters, Joy Baldwin and her husband Dwayne, of Forest City, and Renae Karriker and her husband John, of Statesville; four sisters, Betty Bell of Kings Mountain, Phyllis Shepard of Sunshine, Ellen Hudson and Gail Yelton, both of Golden Valley;  a brother, James Shepard of Sweetwater,TN: there are five grandchildren, Holly M. Sutton and her husband Mitchell, Ashley K.Latva and her husband Norman, Heather M. Munn and her husband Mickey, Danielle M. Greene and her husband SSGT Jonathan Greene, and Evan Karriker; there are four great grandchildren, Dylan Sutton, Madilyn Murray, Bailey Greene, and Sophie Greene.
Military Rites will be at 2:45 pm Thursday, May 16, 2013 on the grounds of Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service and rendered by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday at Washburn & Dorsey, following the conclusion of the Military Rites. Rev. Robert Bradley will officiate.
A Visitation will be held following the chapel service until 5:00 pm.
Memorials may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church (CC Mountain), % Ellen Hudson, 260 John Hudson Road, Bostic, NC 28018.
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James and Lela Brackett
   Posted Tue May 14, 2013
Dear Sudie and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We loved Bob and we love y'all. Great memories of you all! James and I cherish those memories. Praying for peace and comfort that only God can supply. God bless you all

Bren Sutton
   Posted Tue May 14, 2013
Sudie, Joy and Renae, Wanted to let you all know that Randy and I were so sorry to hear about Bob. We both thought he was such a wonderful man, and we know that he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Your entire family will be in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Peace be with you all. Randy and Bren

Donna Ledford
   Posted Wed May 15, 2013
Joy, Heather, and family,
Words cannot express my deepest sympathy for each of you during this sad time. Although I did not know your father/grandfather, I know you and the wonderful lives that you live each day, so that shows me the kind of man he was. I will continue to keep each of you in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Love you! Donna

Dewey and Libby Smith
   Posted Wed May 15, 2013
To all of the family, Dewey and I are so sorry about the loss of a great man! Bob and his family have always been special to us. Praying for you and hoping you remember the good times you shared with Bob over the years. We love you all.

Barbara Cox
   Posted Wed May 15, 2013

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Tonya Bennett
   Posted Wed May 15, 2013
Dearest family, I was so blessed to have taken care of Mr. Shepard at Rutherford Regional and to have met you all. I could see and feel the love and warmth in your hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sharon Queen Clark
   Posted Thu May 16, 2013
To all Bob's family: My condolences to all of you during this time of grieving.

Wayne Sheppard
   Posted Thu May 16, 2013
Sudie & Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a good man and always pleasant to be around. I loved hearing him talk with that distinct voice of his and always loved smelling his pipe. He was so faithful to check on my dad and so kind to the family when it came to getting flowers.
You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Sonya Brown
   Posted Thu May 16, 2013
Praying much for you all and love you all!
Sonya

Judith
   Posted Thu May 16, 2013
You all are constantly on my mind. Praying for you and feeling much love for you.

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