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Lee Shepherd

Lee Shepherd 57 of Antwerp Ohio passed away Monday July 11, 2011 at Parkview Hospital. Lee was a devoted brother, a loving uncle and great uncle. He was born in Gunlock Kentucky April 8, 1954 to the late Monroe and Audrey Shepherd.

He was a 1971 graduate from Upper Scioto Valley and a member of the Antwerp First Baptist Church.

Lee worked various jobs mostly as a welder. He enjoyed working on cars, lawn mowers and anything with a motor.

Lee was always willing to help out his family and neighbors not asking for anything in return. He was a good man with the love of Jesus in his heart, and would spread the word of salvation to anyone that would listen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Cynthia Howard, and a niece Amanda Shepherd.

He will be sadly missed by his family: A brother Sam of Antwerp and his seven sisters:  Cora Evans of Paulding, Pat (Bill) Sutton of Hicksville, Kathy (Mike) Lowe of Grabill Indiana, Ethel (Truman) Handshoe of Hueysville Kentucky, Barb (Philburt) Hull of Cecil, Martha Shepherd of Antwerp, and Shirley (Whitey) McMichael of Antwerp.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00PM Thursday July 14, 2011 at the First Baptist Church. The Rev. Todd Murray will officiate.

Friends may call at the Church from 11:00AM until time of the service.
Burial will be in the Maumee Cemetery, Antwerp, Ohio.

Preferred memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Lee was as all of you have said a good person with a very kind soul..I don''t know how to express how much he meant to his family. knowing he meant a lot to Neighbors and friends is such a compliment thanks to each of you it means so much to me knowing Lee was loved..He would feel so honored .
Thank all of you Love you..Shirley

Shirley Mcmichael Jul 27 2011 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for the loss of Lee. What a great guy he always was. I lived up the road from him for many years.  He was always so nice and easy to talk to. He also gave me much strenght during Jeff's illness.   You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Gail Stout Jul 14 2011 12:00 AM

Lee was the kindest neighbor we have ever had, a good friend from the day we moved in while Daddy was sick.  He showed Doug what the light of Jesus in your heart could do to help you when things are so tough.
We miss him.

Doug and Susan Edwards Zeller Jul 14 2011 12:00 AM

I remember Lee from our days as welders at Sims Cabs. He was always a hard working man, but always had time to help others in need. He was truly one of the good guys. I am sorry for your loss.

Mike Strable Jul 14 2011 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss Lee was a great person. He was so kind to me after my husband died. He took the time to just talk and listen to people. He will be missed!!! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

Deb Altic Jul 13 2011 12:00 AM

You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. Always enjoyed talking with Lee.

Annette Shepherd Jul 13 2011 12:00 AM

We only had Lee for a neighbor since November. He was so kind and helped Doug through Dad's illness even when Doug was hard to help. Lee made him see the light of God and that is a gift beyond silver or gold.  I thank God for putting us on Stone Street when the year had been dismal beyond belief, Lee was a shining light.
We will miss him and wish you peace through this difficult time, I know Lee had a friend waiting on him at the Gates and it was my Dad.. Love to all Lee's family and friends.  He is at Peace now.

Doug and Susan Edwards Zeller Jul 13 2011 12:00 AM

Really shocked to hear about Lee!!!
    Having a hard time trying to figure out what to write. As some of you know we used to run around a lot a few years back. He was like a brother to me. We had a lot of great times together.
    Even thought we went are seperate ways I''ll never forgot about him and the times we had together and never will. He was a big influence in my life. He was a great man. Very loving and caring. Would do anything for anyone.You could always count on him.
     This spring we seem to really start conecting with each other again. Looking back it was really strang. Jim Kimmey had come back from Flordia too visit (said it was his last time) It was the first time in a long time we were all together. We talked about the past and how much fun we had and how crazy it was.  It was the first time in close to 30 years we had all been together. We all had a really great time! Maybe the cosmos knew something we didn''t
      Lee found GOD and was thankful for everything he give him in life. Told me he was most thankfull about family and how sad he was that he didn''t get back down home often as he should. I know he will be sadly missed, but he will finally be at peace with GOD!

Eddie Glass Jul 13 2011 12:00 AM

My heart and thoughts goes out to you! Really feel bad that can't make it to service. Have prior commitment. If there is anything I can do ,let me know.

Eddie Glass Jul 13 2011 12:00 AM

Barb and Shirley and your families, we are so very sorry for your loss. May your good memories help sustain you through this sad and difficult time. You will be in our thoughts and prayers in the days to come. Roland & Laurenda

Roland & Laurenda Gibson Jul 12 2011 12:00 AM

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