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Gilbert D. Shepherd

Gilbert D. Shepherd

Gilbert D. Shepherd, age 81, of 1614 Sycamore, died on May 25, 2017 in Sunset home. He was born on December 8, 1935 in Bowling Green, MO, the son of Willard and Katherin (Florence) Shepherd. Gilbert married Shirley Roberts Payne on October 19, 1988 in Quincy. She survives.

Gilbert was a supervisor for John Deere. He retired from John Deere and began cooking Bar-B-Que for Hy-Vee, Shottenkirk Toyota and the Germanfest.

He loved fishing and preaching the Good News.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Terry Shepherd of Bowling Green, MO; four daughters, Verna Laboy (Gil), of Columbia, Mo, Whitney Jensen (Chris), of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Ashley Shepherd, of Galesburg, IL and Indea Shepherd of Quincy; four step-children, Rhonda Hogan, Aaron Payne, Thomas Payne and Michael Payne; four brothers, Milford Shepherd, of Columbia, MO, Will (Mary) Shepherd, of Columbia, MO, Mark (Sharon) Shepherd, of Columbia, MO, and Greg Shepherd, of Fulton, MO; two sisters, Pamala (Larry) Johnson, of California and Diane Moffett of Columbia, GA; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; a aunt, Ruth Bordnes of Bowling Green, MO and many nieces and nephews also survive.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Delain Shepherd and two brothers, Melvin and Gordon Shepherd.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness

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From:
Marshall and Sheryl
Bloomington, IL
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To the Shepherd family may the love and promises of our Father Jehovah and his Son Jesus Christ bring you comfort. Rev 21:3-4
From:
Jerry Morath
Perry, IL
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I'm sorry to hear about Gilbert. He was a good friend & brother. He will be missed until we see him again. My love and prayers for the family.
From:
Richard & Fern Heitholt
Yorkville, IL
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Dear Shirley and family,
We send our sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God be with you.
From:
Kyle McKeown
Denver, CO
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May Jehovah bless your house with peace, and you with long life, even forever. Love and peace from Denver McKeown family.
From:
Paul and Sharon Branyon
Troy, MO
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To the Family, So sorry for your loss. We're grateful for the Hope of seeing him again very shortly.