News Death Notice

SHEPHERD, Sr., Mr. Hugh age 86 of Dayton, OH departed this life Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Mr. Shepherd was a native of Greenville, AL where he was a faithful member of Union Missionary Baptist Church. He resided in Dayton for over 60 yrs; was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, in which he served over 10 yrs and was a retiree of General Motors (Inland Division). He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Laura Shepherd; his wife of 26 years Susie A. Shepherd; brothers, Eddie Lee, John E., Lewis Jr., Harvey Sr., and Calvin; sisters, Ola Mae McDowell and Novella Wilson. He leaves to cherish his memory, daughters, Anita (Carl) Donaldson, Dayton, OH, Carolyn Armstead, Manassas, VA, and Lucretia "Chris" Shepherd, Englewood, OH; son, Hugh Shepherd Jr., Silver Spring, MD; grandchildren, Ariel Howard, Vandalia, OH, Takia Armstead and Saul Armstead Jr., Manassas, VA; sisters, Bennie Mae Moorer, Las Vegas, NV and Inez Crosskey, Monrovia, CA; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Funeral Service 11:00a.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave., with Rev. Dr. Lysander Nelms, officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment, Dayton National Cemetery. On line condolences can be e-mailed to

Funeral Home

Thomas Funeral Home
4520 Salem Avenue  Trotwood, OH 45416

Published in Dayton Daily News on Mar. 10, 2013