Services for Edward "Bill" Sheppard will be held Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb with Rev. Chris Gully officiating.
Mr. Sheppard passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 at John C. Stennis Memorial Center. Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and worker who loved traveling, ball games, hunting, fishing, and Alabama football. He loved watching his grandsons play baseball and will be remembered most for the love he had for his family.
Survivors include his wife, Chandra Sheppard; children, Paige Taylor and husband Jamee, Shelby Anthony and husband Bobby, and "Lil" Bill Sheppard; grandchildren, Landun Taylor, Hayes Maxwell, and Zoey Kate Taylor; mother, Corolyn Bower and husband Fred; father, Eddie Sheppard and wife Sheryl; and stepsisters, Shannon Jackson and Stacie Amond.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Henry Knight and Earline Knight Vaughn; and paternal grandparents, Bill and Eva Sheppard.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Anthony, Jamee Taylor, Davie Pigford, Timmy Pigford, Kent Barksdale, Jimmy Donaldson, and Greg Dawkins.
Visitation will be held from 11-1 p.m. on the day of service at the funeral home.
Published on August 18, 2016


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