January 13, 2014

Richard Allen Shepard Jr.


---- — Richard Allen Shepard Jr., 57, Bunker Hill, formerly of Logansport, passed away unexpectedly the evening Saturday, Jan. 5, 2014, in his home. He was born March 30, 1956, in Logansport, to the late Richard A. Sr. and Shirley A. (Mitchell) Shepard. On Sept. 1, 1994, in Logansport, he was married to Sheri Monroe, who survives.

Richard worked at Harvey Hinklemeyers in Peru. He graduated in 1975 at Manteca High School in Manteca, Calif. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed cooking, watching wrestling and sports. He also enjoyed being outside camping and fishing.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his daughter, Alexis M. Shepard (friend, Jessica Leal), Logansport; two sons, Brandon L. Shepard, Rossville, and Richard A. Shepard III, Bunker Hill; two step-daughters, Sarah E. Spurgeon, Las Vegas, and Ashley M. (husband, Christopher Howell-Day); twin brother, Roy L. Shepard, Logansport; half-brother, Travis M. Mainer; and his sister, Patricia Shepard.

He was preceded in death by Ethel Ohman, his grandmother.

A memorial service will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Allen Funeral Home in Bunker Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family.