SHEPARD, Philip L. 73, of Tampa, passed away on Oct. 18, 2013. Survivors include his loving wife, Nancy; his daughters, Deborah Whitney (Irving) and Darlene Goodrich, both of Tampa; step sons, Brent James (Kathleen) and Travis James, both of Massachusetts; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Philip was a talented musician. He played piano for known gospel artists, local events, and the Tampa Shores Baptist Church. Originally from Massachusetts, Phillip was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Family will receive friends from 10-11 am on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, at the Tampa Shores Baptist Church, 8307 Double Branch Road, Tampa. A funeral service will be held at 11 am, followed by interment at Florida National Cemetery with military honors at 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the . Online condolences made at:

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Oct. 22, 2013
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