TALLY JEFFERSON SHEPPARD III, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Born Nov. 28,1946, in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of Tally and Margaret Sheppard. He received a Bachelor's degree from IPFW in 1998 and worked as a teachers aid at Columbia City High School until he retired in 2016. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; sons, Jeff (Megan), John (Eve) and Max (Brooke); grandchildren, Scott, Jacob, Julie, Jeremiah, Joshua, Jackson, Jason, Jordan, Justin, Sam, and Emma; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Amalia and Alexander; sisters, Sandra Freels, Linda Garber and Donna Bick; and the young people he Joyfully mentored. Arrangements by Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society.