Paul L. Sheppard, 76

January 23, 2009

JUNE 23, 1932-JAN. 22, 2009

Paul Leroy Sheppard, 76, of 18002 Pin Oak Road, Hagerstown, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 23, 1932, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles David and Leola Gelwicks Sheppard.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane W. Sheppard, in 1988.

He retired from St. John's Lutheran Church.

He served in the National Guard.

He was a member of the Eagles Club.

He is survived by two sons, David L. Sheppard of Hagerstown and Michael L. Sheppard of Jacksonville, Fla.; half brother, James Dobson of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.


Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Entombment will be in Cedar Lawn Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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