Herbert V. Shepard (1929 - 2014)

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Herbert V. Shepard, 85, of Manchester, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Longview Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 14, 1929, in Tyronza, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Thomas and Blanche Austin Shepard. Twice married, he was the husband of Jeanette Marie Shepard, who died in 1987; and of Joy E. Shepard.

He served in the Navy from 1951 until 1955. He retired from AAI Corporation in 1990 after 36 years.

He enjoyed black powder shooting, camping and travel, and was a founding member of McNeill's Rangers and a 50-year member of the North-South Skirmish Association.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son Thomas A. Shepard and wife Carolyn, of Manchester; daughter Bonnie J. Hughes and husband Larry, of Hanover, Pennsylvania; stepdaughter Susan Welkie and husband Michael; grandchildren Amanda S. Roman and husband Kurt, Brent Berger and wife Jessica, and Shawn and Thomas Harvey; a sister, Melba Allen; a half sister, Mavis Corpus; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lineboro Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Central Atlantic Conference, 916 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228; put Lazarus UCC in memo, for Lazarus Church rebuilding fund.

Online condolences may be offered at www.elinefh.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.


Funeral Home
Eline Funeral Home
934 S Main St
Hampstead, MD 21074
Published in Carroll County Times from June 24 to June 26, 2014
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