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Ronald C. Shepard

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Ronald C. Shepard, age 74, passed away peacefully, on May 15, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He resided in Harborcreek Township. He was born in Erie, on January 5, 1942, son of the late Walter C. and Clara Wibur Shepard.

Ron is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kathleen R. Klimek Shepard, a daughter, Bonnie M. Milewski of Harborcreek, a son, Ryon E. Shepard and his wife Andrea of Harborcreek, and five grandchildren, Alex, Justin, Brysen, Breanna and Brooklynn. He is also survived by two sisters, Cora Miller of Harborcreek, Marianne Chipley and her husband Junior of Harborcreek, a brother, Arthur Shepard and his wife Lucille of Massachusetts, along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Walter, Robert, David and Larry Shepard and a sister, Eileen Bandy.

Ron Retired from K-Mart in 2016. He was of the Methodist faith. Ron was a die-hard Cleveland Browns fan. He was a season ticket holder to both the men's and women's Gannon Basketball teams, being one of their most loyal fans. Ron and his wife were sponsors of three foreign exchange students. His grandchildren were very special to them.

In accordance with his wishes, a memorial service and burial were private. The G. R. Bailey Funeral Home, 4396 Iroquois Avenue, handled funeral arrangements.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on May 22, 2016
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