Herman Shepard – Obituary


Mr. Herman Shepard, 91, of Youngsville passed away Thursday September 3, 2020 following an extended illness. He was born February 24, 1929 in Onslow County to the late J. Sylvester and Dossie Hudson Shepard. Herman served in the United States Navy and the United States Marines during WWII. He enjoyed cutting grass, working and tinkering with things, NASCAR, and watching old television shows.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Herman Dale Shepard. Survivors include his daughter, Debra Shepard Strickland and her husband Doug of Youngsville, two grandchildren, Wayne Bailey of Zebulon, and Dena Huffman of Zebulon, one great-grand daughter Heather Bailey, of Zebulon, a brother, Johnny Shepard of Wilmington, two sisters Shelby Simpson of Homestead, FL, and Elma Butterfield of Salida, CO.

A Graveside Service will be conducted at 2:00PM Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery in Holly Ridge, NC with Rev. Rudy Shepard officiating.

Bright Funeral and Cremation Service of Wake Forest is serving the Shepard Family.

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