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William Henderson (Sarge) Shepherd

May 3, 1934 - September 11, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: September 14, 2019

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William Henderson (Sarge) Shepherd, age 85, of Jackson, KY departed this earthly life on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, KY.-He was born May 3, 1934, in Norton, VA and was the son of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Gracie Alice (Turner) Shepherd.- Sarge was a retired US Army Veteran, retired teacher with awards for Citizen of the Year and Teacher of the Year.-He is survived by his wife: Peggy Shepherd of Jackson, KY.-Two sons: Stephen L. (Rachel) Shepherd of Richmond, KY.-William G. (Shannon) Shepherd of Berea, KY.-One grandson: William S. Shepherd of Austin, TX.-Six sisters: Margaret Goode of Pennington Gap, VA; Wilma McCumber of Norton, VA; Beulah Jean Lee of Spartanburg, SC; Catherine Shepherd of Norton, VA; Edith Wright of Fredericksburg, VA; Linda Horn of Wise, VA ; Three brothers: Robert Shepherd of Kingsport, TN; Charlie Shepherd of Knoxville, TN; Glenn Shepherd of Pound, VA. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 1:00 PM at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel with Emmitt Campbell officiating.-Burial in the Jackson Cemetery.-Visitation will begin on Saturday at 11:00 AM until time of service.-Military Rites will be observed. -Deaton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.-Pallbearers: Family and Friends

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