Robert Lee Shepherd, Jr.
Robert Lee Shepherd, Jr. age 85, of Quincy, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Blessing Hospital.
Mr. Shepherd graduated from Lee County High Schol at Beattyville, KY in 1949. He was a coal miner for McNally Pittsbsurg Corp. in Pittsburgh, KY. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was discharged in 1955 as a Corporal. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include eight children, Levada Jean Strawser, Deborah Lynn Ridge, Gary Lee Shepherd, Michelle, Jack Lee Shepherd, Donna Ann Dishman, Martha Jane Shepherd, and Shannon Stewart; 27 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; his companion of 30 years, Verna Felker; her children, Roger Felker, Jean Butler, Joan Smith, Dana Chapman, and Bruce Felker; and a life long friend, Andy Morrison.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Annette Bagley; two sister, Virginia Arbuckle, and Dorothy Woodward; and a brother, Billy Wayne Shepherd
Graveside Services: Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Sunset Cemetery with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post 37.
Inurnment: Sunset Cemetery
Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.