Leonard B. Sheperd
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Leonard B. Shepherd, age 80 of Clarksville, went to be with the Lord Thursday February 14, 2013 at Gateway Medical Center.
A celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2013 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Chapel with the Rev. Shawn Berry officiating. Burial will be in the Sunnyview Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2- 7 p.m. Sunday February 17, 2013 and 9 a.m. until the hour of service Monday at the funeral home.
Leonard was born November 11, 1932 in Montgomery County son of the late Leonard Elzie and Sally Helen Holmes Shepherd. Leonard was a retired forester with the Tennessee Forestry Division, and after his retirement he started his own timber cruising service as a private forester. He was a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Johnnie, Marvin and Danny Shepherd and sisters, Marcille Johnson, Nelda Shepherd and Wilma Jean Black.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Linda Jines Shepherd; son, Eddie (Terri Lynn) Shepherd; daughters, Jo Ann (Terry Ray) Davidson and Melinda (Darren) Koski; grandchildren, Crystal, Ashley, Justin, Clinton, Ray, Jodi, Sara, Caleb and 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Elvin Ray Shepherd; sisters, Beverly Killebrew, Janice Sasser and Patsy Hogan.
Pallbearers will be, Gene Reynolds, Buck Baker, Gary Warren, Gene Ellis, Paul Greene and Tim Emerson.
Online condolences may be made at NaveFuneralHomes.com 931-647-3371.
McReynolds-Nave-Larson Funeral Home
1209 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Feb. 16, 2013