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Ray ShepherdMarch 15, 1948 ~ September 12, 2017 (age 69)
Ray Shepherd, 69, North Manchester, IN died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center from complications of Lewy Body Dementia. He was born March 15, 1948 in Gunlock, Ky to Oakie & Lynda (Bailey) Shepherd. On April 12, 1978 he married Jeanie Sue Purvis. She passed away on September 22, 2011. He worked at Wabash Manufacturing, Silver Lake, IN for 10 years. He spoiled his daughter and grandchildren. He was a very loving and giving man. He is survived by his daughter, Melinda Alice Roberts, Wabash, IN; brother, Dexter (Jane) Shepherd, North Webster, IN; sisters, Mazie Lacy, Shelby, OH, Janice Cooley, Gunlock, KY and Ruth Newsome, Prestonsburg, KY; grandchildren, Damien (Kara) Shepherd, Wabash, IN & Lucas Roberts, Wabash, IN; great grandchildren, Kody Shepherd, Wabash, IN and Harper Shepherd, Wabash, IN. Three brothers, Talmadge Shepherd, Palmer Shepherd and Elmer Shepherd, and one sister Cleo Patrick, are deceased. Family & Friends may call Saturday, September 16, 2017 from, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. Services will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 12:00 noon at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. Rev. Sue Babovec will officiate. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, IN. For those who wish to honor the memory of Ray Shepherd, memorial contributions may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc., 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or Peabody Retirement Community, 400 West Seventh Street, North Manchester, IN 46962.