Newell “Dickie” Elwood Shepheard, 78, of Salem passed away at Lewis Gale Hospital on Thursday, October 1, 2020.
A native of Virginia he was the husband of Shirley A. Shepheard, who survives, and the son of Rev. Worney F Shepheard and Mildred Frances Gilbert Shepheard, both deceased. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. He was an avid Lakers and Dodgers fan.
In addition to his wife he is survived by six children, Dickie Shepherd, Russell Shepherd, Jenette McClanahan, Michael Duvall, Patrick Mullins, and Saundra “Kitty” Songer; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and numerous other extended family.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Darrell Shepherd and sister, Frances Viars.
The family will receive friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 11:00 am until noon.
A funeral service will be held at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem at noon following the visitation. Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery.
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