John Richard Shepard Jr. “Pop” 80, born in Wilmington, NC. Passed away Nov. 29, 2016.
He was the beloved husband of 61 years to Peggy (Oldham) Shepard; loving father of John (Libby) Shepard, Terry (Kim) Shepard, Windy (Jesse) Shepard, and Donald (Dana) Shepard. Also loved by brothers, sisters, family and friends . He was preceded in death by his parents, John R Shepard Sr., Ethel (Pickett) Shepard, and daughter, Cynthia (Simmons) Shepard. Proud grandfather of nine and Great Grandfather of twenty two.
“Pop” was an avid NC Tarheel fan and St. Louis Cardinals fan and also loved to fish. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family will be greatly appreciated.
Visitation will be Friday, December 9, 2016 in the Wilmington Funeral Chapel from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. with services beginning at 2 p.m.
Gifts in his memory may be made to assist the family with medical and other expenses by visiting www.tmcfunding.com.
Share memories or condolences to the family by visiting wilmingtoncares.com
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1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403