Ollie Ray Sheppard
Cathedral City - Ollie Ray Sheppard, 85, of Cathedral City, CA, passed away peacefully in his home April 30, 2021. Ollie was born July 4, 1935 in Carthage, TX; he moved to California in 1959. Here he served faithfully as a Deacon in the Coachella Valley for over 60 years. Ollie truly loved the Lord. His most favored employment was with Las Casuelas Terraza in Palm Springs, CA where he worked as a bouncer for over 20 years. Ollie was preceded in death by his beloved wife Fermer Lee, two daughters, Sheairy Jean and Karoline Jean, and his son Larry. Ollie is survived by his children - James, Fermer, and Sheary, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, nieces, and nephews. There will be a Celebration of Life Service at Word of Life Fellowship Center, 64565 Pierson Blvd., Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 on May 29, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Published by The Desert Sun from May 22 to May 26, 2021.