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Herman Shepard

February 24, 1929 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 91)


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 2:00 PM 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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