KENSINGTON - Daniel Odell Sheppard, age 75, of Kensington went home to be with the Lord Nov. 20, 2010, at home with his loving family by his side.
He fought a courageous battle against ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) to the end.
He will always be remembered for his contagious smile and unending humor. He loved going to auctions and never went home empty-handed. He loved his farm and his cattle; they were more than just a herd to him, they were his pets.
Daniel was born June 6, 1935, to the late Lucy and Carlie Shepperd in Harlan County, Ky.
He was married to his loving and beautiful wife Barbara (Bell) Sheppard for 45 years.
He was retired from AWS - head supervisor of hazardous waste and cleanup.
He is survived by sons, Daniel O. (Danna) Sheppard of Florida, Dwayne (Jennifer) Sheppard, Jimmy L. (Shanda) Sheppard, both of Kensington, Daniel (Nicole) Sheppard of Indiana; daughters, Donna Sheppard and Wanda Sheppard, both of Kensington, Anita (Kenneth II) Morris of Beloit, Kim Sheppard of Carrollton and Johanna Green of New York; grandchildren, Amber, Jordan, Ashlee, Thomas, Jaime, Holly and Emily Sheppard, Logan Brown, Adam and Arron Grey, Alecia Rogers, James Phillips, Addie and Kenneth III Morris, Daniel Bell, Amanda (Jacob) Cutting, Brenda (Jedidiah) Plesia, Shawn Lebanno Jr. and Alicia Lebanno; great-grandchildren, Allen, Rachel and Tessa; four sisters and two brothers.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Hanoverton Christian Church, 10251 Plymouth St., Hanoverton, Ohio, with Pastor Terry Lutz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the Carroll County Hospice.
Arrangements are by Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring.