GIBSONVILLE - Mr. Frank Shepherd, 95, of 700 Springwood Ave., died at the Hospice Home on Monday, June 23, 2014, at 3 p.m.
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A native of Charleston, S.C., he was the husband of the late Kathleen Ingle Shepherd and the son of C.C. Shepherd and Belle Hazelwood Shepherd, both deceased. He worked as a welder during World War II at the shipyards in Newport News, Va. He was a self-employed paint and remodeling contractor and during the 1960's owned and operated a Gulf Service Station in Gibsonville. Mr. Shepherd was a retired employee of Guilford County. Frank was a member of Springwood Presbyterian Church where he was a deacon and elder emeritus.
Survivors include a daughter, Lyndia Kleeberg and husband Richard of Gibsonville and grandson, Rick Kleeberg of Gibsonville.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kelley Lynne Kleeberg and sister, Donnie Jobe.
A memorial service will be conducted at Springwood Presbyterian Church on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. by Cynthia Ingle, CLP and the Rev. Dr. Genie Martin. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall of the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Springwood Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 5, Whitsett, NC 27377 or to the Hospice League of Alamance-County (Hospice Home), 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Frank's friends and neighbors. Their help, along with all the special care given by Tootie Burke, allowed Mr. Shepherd to remain at his home and to maintain his independence and dignity after his health began to decline.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service
306 Glenwood Ave. Burlington, NC 27215
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