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William Sheppard

October 23, 1937 - August 13, 2015

William ìBillî Sheppard, 77, of Hendersonville passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015. He was the son of the late Vaughan Talmadge and Laura Bell Carpenter Sheppard. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Sheppard.

Bill was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church and served in the United States Air Force. He retired from G.E. after 30 years and was an avid outdoors man. He greatly enjoyed deer hunting with his family.

Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Judy Sheppard; son, Keith Sheppard and wife Jane of Gastonia; daughter, Diana Dermid and husband Ernie of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Brian and Preston Patterson, Rachel and Steven Sheppard and Fred Dermid; great-grandson, Hunter Patterson; brothers, Harold and Rex Sheppard and sister, Carolyn Garner.

A Memorial Service will be held 2pm on Sunday, August 16, 2015 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Hefner officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Hope Academy, 403 Rutledge Dr. Hendersonville, NC 28793.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Memorial Information

Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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