William Wayne "Stick" Shepherd
William Wayne "Stick" Shepherd, age 66 of Clarksville, died Monday, March 3, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
He was born in Clarksville, TN to the late Johnny Samuel Shepherd and Dorothy Motes Shepherd.
Stick was employed by the Civil Service at Fort Campbell, KY and a US Air Force Veteran. He is a 1965 graduate of Clarksville High School. He was a member of Hilldale Baptist Church. Mr. Shepherd was a 32nd-degree Mason at Lodge #761, having joined in 1969. He was also a member of the NHRA. He played little league baseball and worked at the Music City Dragway, Beech Bend, and Clarksville Speedway.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 8th at 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Dr. Ted Denny officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 6th from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, March 7th from 3 to 7 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service. A Masonic Service will take place on Friday at 7 p.m., at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Wendell Holden, Billy Joe Black, Sid Harris, Gordon Clinard, Larry Jackson, Stan Perry, and Shawn Campbell.
Stick is survived by his loving wife, Mildred Shepherd; sister, Linda Campbell; nephew, Shawn Campbell; great-nephew, Landon Campbell; and his best pal puppy dog, all of Clarksville.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
Published in The Leaf Chronicle from Mar. 6 to Mar. 8, 2014