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Obituaries: J. William "Bill" Shepard


J. William "Bill" Shepard
J. William "Bill" Shepard, 97 of Cambridge, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the Cardinal House. He was born on April 26, 1915 in Cambridge, a son of the late John William Shepard and Edna (McManus) Shepard.
Mr. Shepard was a 1933 graduate of Brown High School. After school he served eight years in the U.S. Navy, on the USS Pennsylvania at Pearl Harbor and on the USS Franklin from 1944-1945. Bill was a manager of a branch of Ohio Plate Glass Company in Dayton. He attended the Ninth Street United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Alpha Pi fraternity. Bill was also a member of the Cambridge V.F.W. Post 2901 and for over 30 years, the Cambridge Kiwanis Club. He was a huge Reds, Bengals and OSU fan who enjoyed traveling, and making fudge and peanut brittle around the holidays.
Preceded in death by: his parents; his wife Wilda Evelyn "Peggy" (Larrick) Shepard in 2007; two sisters, Margaret Stranathan and Alice Shepard; and two brothers, Warren J. Shepard and Richard Shepard.
He leaves: a sister Rose Ann Davis of Cambridge and a brother Arthur E. Shepard of Columbus; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 11am to 1 pm with the service at 1 pm at Bundy-Law Funeral Home. Pastor Karen Rawlins will officiate the service with burial to follow in Northwood Cemetery. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the Guernsey County Veterans Council. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey / P.O. Box 1165 / Cambridge, Ohio 43725. His online tribute wall may be viewed and signed at www.bundy-lawfuneralhome.com.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 11am to 1 pm with the service at 1 pm at Bundy-Law Funeral Home.
1pm Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Bundy-Law Funeral Home with Pastor Karen Rawlins officiating
Northwood Cemetery
Bundy-Law Funeral Home, Cambridge

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