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Lester Shepherd

January 3, 1928 — December 5, 2021

Lester C. Shepherd, 93 of Louisville, Kentucky formerly of Somerset, passed from this life on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at the Baptist Health Center in Louisville after a brief illness.

He was born on January 3, 1928 in Covington, Kentucky son of the late Isaac Shepherd and Cordy E. Lay Shepherd.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served his country during WWII as a military policeman.  ON March 21, 1947 he was married to Grace P. Randall Shepherd in Stanford, Kentucky.  They enjoyed 57 years of marriage together until her death in 2004.  He was a kind-hearted and generous person who always enjoyed helping others.  He was of the Baptist Faith and a member of the Buena Vista Baptist Church.  He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.

Along with his parents, and wife, he is preceded in death by his only child; Jane K. Shepherd Smith, three brothers; Ophard O. Shepherd, Clyde Shepherd and Bobby Shepherd.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory two brothers Hershel N. Shepherd and Franklin D. Shepherd and several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Graveside Service and Interment will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Lakeside Memorial Gardens with Bro. Jerry Harper officiating.

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Saturday, December 11, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Lakeside Memorial Gardens, Kentucky, Somerset


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