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Leon Shepherd, Taylor Co., KY (1949-2013)

He was a native of Jefferson County, KY, and a resident of Taylor County, KY, at the time of his death. He He was employed at Fruit of the Loom and Lowe's. He leaves three direct and five step living descendants
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Leon Shepherd, 64, of Campbellsville, KY died at 5:16amET, Saturday, June 1, 2013.

The funeral service will be at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will be in Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: David Cable, Rex Campbell, Bo Hoskins, Ian Hoskins, Albert Swafford, and Chris Swafford.

Leon Shepherd, Taylor Co., KY (1949-2013)

Leon Shepherd was the son the late Ernest Garley Shepherd and Hester Ellen Burress Shepherd. He was born Tuesday, April 26, 1949 in Jefferson County, KY. He died Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the age of 64 years, 1 month, and 5 days.

He was employed at Fruit of the Loom and Lowe's.

He united in marriage to Wanda Faye Swafford April 18, 1969. She preceded him in death September 16, 2008.

He united in marriage to Rhonda Wilson Coomer July 4, 2009.

Besides his wife, Rhonda Shepherd of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and son-in law: Melissa and Dr. Matt Marshbanks of Louisville, KY

  • Five step-children: Louie, Les, Ryan, Serena and Tiffany

  • Two grandchildren: Addison Claire Marshbanks and Grant Matthew Marshbanks

  • Ten step grandchildren

  • Three sisters: Jeanne Lentz and June Hoskins and husband Bo of Campbellsville, KY; and Carolyn Galloway of Brooks, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by one son, Leon O'Neal Shepherd May 26, 1975. Send a condolence to the family of Leon Shepherd

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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