Mr. Shepard was born December 13, 1955 in LaGrange, son of Mavis and Jim Porter and the late Earl Shepard. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church and was formerly employed by Kemp’s Carpet.
Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Shepard of LaGrange; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Bridgett Shepard of Hollis, AL, William Lee Shepard of Carrollton, and David and Virgie Shepard; stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Georgia and Lamar Lester of Greenville; eight grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene and Leonard Spradlin and Glenda Tarwater, all of LaGrange.
Funeral services will be 2:00 today at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Chapel with Rev. Chris King officiating. Interment will be in Restlawn Memory Gardens. The family will be at his home at 1408 Park Avenue.
Condolences may be expressed and memories shared in the guest book at www.hunterallenmyhand.com