Gerald Emory Shepard
1938 - 2020
November 14, 1938
November 8, 2020
Gerald Emory Shepard

Gerald Emory Shepard, a resident of Hartford, died Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Southeast Health. He was 81.

Gerald was born November 14, 1938 in Hartford, Alabama to the late Auborn Joseph and Lillie Pauline Parrish Shepard. He was a lifelong resident of Hartford and a 1957 graduate of Geneva County High School, where he excelled in sports. Gerald owned and operated Shepard Tile Company for 30 years and then owned and operated Shepard's Catfish Farm until his retirement.

Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Aubrey Lee, Robert, Mack and Billy Joe Shepard.

Survivors include his children, Teresa Shepard, Rocky and his wife, Terri Jo Shepard and Melissa Shepard; grandchildren, Patrick Hatcher, Charrell Lockhart, Chelsea Lockhart, Emory Shepard, Cade Shepard and Alex Turvin; seven great grandchildren; siblings, Sara Kirkland and Johnny Shepard.

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Published by Dothan Eagle on Nov. 10, 2020.
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Dorothy Livingston
November 11, 2020
Rocky, so sorry to hear about your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless
Bob and Carole Jenkins
November 11, 2020