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February 19, 1943 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 78)


Billy W. Shepherd, 78 of Cawood, was born on February 19, 1943 at Grays Knob, KY and died May 27, 2021 at his home. Billy was retired from FORD Motor Company in Michigan.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Mack Shepherd and Geneva Adkins Shepherd; his brothers, Denzil, Glennis and Kenneth Shepherd; his sisters, Lennora “Nody” Brown and Eline Sargent.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Partin Shepherd; his children, Michael Shepherd and Kimberly Epley both of Michigan. His grandchildren, Jessica Shepherd, Shannon Lapinsky and Jaden Shepherd; his great-grandchildren, Camron Young and Jordan Young. His brothers, Richard Shepherd of Ohio, David Shepherd of Barbourville, KY, Kevin Shepherd of North Carolina and his sister, Penny Shipman of Evarts, KY. Also surviving are five grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephew’s family, and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

On behalf of the staff of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy during your time of bereavement.

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