E. P. Shepherd was born March 25, 1947 in Knott County, KY the son of the late Pearl and Sarah Joseph Shepherd.
He was united in marriage to Tommie Roberson on May 25, 1970. He proudly and honorably served in the United States Army.
Mr. Shepherd retired from City of Titusvile, FL from the waste management department. After retirement, he moved his family to Tennessee to be closer to family. He was an avid reader of western and spy books, a fan of John Wayne westerns, and watching wrestling on Saturday mornings. He loved to fish, hunt and ride his grandchildren on the 4-wheeler.
Mr. Shepherd departed this life on April 2, 2023 in Corinth, Mississippi at the age of 76 Years, 8 Days. He is survived by his wife Tommie Shepherd of Counce, TN; two daughters, Michelle Hall and husband Donald of Shiloh, TN, Melissa Dale of Counce, TN; five grandchildren, Justin Hall and wife April, Jessica Driskell and husband Billy, Julia Harris and husband Evan, Holly Rickman and husband Matt, Jessica Kiestler and husband Scotty; 10 Great Grandchildren;
four brothers, Willie Shepherd, Reedie Shepherd and wife Bev, Kenny Shepherd, Solomon Shepherd; five sisters, Ruby Clemmons, Elizabeth Trent, Thelma Trent, Ruth McNevin, Sue Crossman and husband Jim; and a host of extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Shepherd was preceded in death by two brothers, A B Shepherd, Pearl Shepherd Jr.; two sisters, Helen Smith, Sylvia Pepeferle.