Robert Alton Shepard, age 80 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Wilmington on October 26, 1933 to Imanuel Clyde Shepard and Elma Smith Shepard.
Robert graduated from Erwin High School. Throughout his career he traveled extensively and worked in California, New York and Wilmington. His last job was at the Blockade Runner Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
Robert is survived by his sister, Peggy Beasley of Wilmington; brother Donald Shepard and wife Sandra of Florida; nephews, Richard Hill, Gordon Hill, Gary Shepard, and Mitchell Shepard; nieces Pam Bettoncourt and Tammy McKenzie.
A memorial service will be held 3 PM Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Castle Hayne Advent Christian Church officiated by Rev. Randall Smith.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.