Shepherd, Billy Joe
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2009
Time: 3:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Mahn Funeral Home, De Soto Chapel
Date: Monday, September 21, 2009
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel
Peaceful Ridge Cemetery
Disabled American Veterans
Mr. Bill Joe Shepherd, DeSoto, entered into rest on September 16, 2009 at the age of 59 years, 10 months and 23 days. Born October 25, 1949 in Hot Springs, Arkansas; he was the son of the late Thurman and Florene (Salzman) Shepherd. He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Debbie (Henry) Shepherd of DeSoto.
Mr. Shepherd is also survived by a son, Chad (Jeanette) Shepherd of Meeker, Colorado, two step-sons, Clint (Michelle) Hastings, Poplar Bluff, and Clay (Lisa) Hastings, DeSoto; one step-daughter, Angie (Matt) Piry, St. Louis; twelve grandchildren; three brothers: Dale (Diane) Shepherd, Festus, Larry (Teresa) Shepherd, Festus and Gerald "Jerry" (Carol) Shepherd, Hillsboro; and two sisters: Darlene Shepherd, Festus and Beverly Meremonte, St. Charles.
Mr. Shepherd was a graduate of Hillsboro High School. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was the owner of Shepherd Auto Body and a member of the DeSoto Amvets Post #48.
Rev. Jim Owens will officiate the funeral service.