Mr. James W. “Jimmy” Sheppard, age 82, of Stuart, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at the Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. He was born on April 21, 1935 in Patrick County to the late James Hassell Sheppard and Georgia Martin Sheppard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Lee Sheppard; his grandson, Jesse Wood Sheppard; and one sister, Mary Ruth Cooper. Jimmy was a member of Peters Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Kelly and Wade Hooker of Critz, Leslie and Tony Giorno of Salem; one son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Lisa Sheppard of Stuart; and six grandchildren, Sarah Sheppard, Nicholas Hooker, Taylor Giorno, Hannah Giorno, Jonathan Woods, and Meredith Law.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Peters Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Ragsdale officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 6 to 8 at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart. Memorials may be made to the Jesse Wood Sheppard Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Stuart Rotary Club, P.O. Box 562, Stuart, VA 24171. Online condolences may be sent to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
Moody Funeral Sevices, Inc. Stuart Location
Tuesday January 9th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
202 West Blue Ridge Street
Stuart, VA 24171
Peters Creek Baptist Church
Wednesday January 10th, 2018
6561 NC 8 Hwy. N.
Lawsonville, NC 27022
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sorry to hear of jimmy,s passing i always enjoyed talking to him . my thoughts and Prayers go out to the family during this time of sorrow.may God bless you and be with you.sincerly Clifford& Judy Marshall
Submitted by CLIFFORD MARSHALL on Jan 10 2018 10:53:24 AM
Leslie, Eric, Kelly & Family
So sorry to hear about Jimmy's death, he was a great guy...please know you are all in our thoughts.
Ronnie & Mary B. Haley & Family
Submitted by Mary Bryant Haley on Jan 10 2018 09:11:06 AM
Willie Mae Ray lit a candle for Mr. James W. "Jimmy" Sheppard
Willie Mae Ray lit a candle on Jan 10 2018 08:13:21 AM
Jimmy was a special friend and neighbor. He will be missed by all who knew him. My prayers are with his precious family.
Submitted by Willie Mae Ray on Jan 10 2018 08:12:03 AM
Eric, So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
Submitted by Barran, Jamie, Jacob and Leanna Harbour on Jan 9 2018 06:14:39 PM
Eric, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by Steve, Sandy and Nick Goad on Jan 9 2018 05:14:53 PM
Eric, Lisa, and Sarah,
Lamar, the boys, and I would like to express our deepest condolences. We are both sick and can’t get to the visitation. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all.
Submitted by Lena Howell on Jan 9 2018 02:44:46 PM
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Larry Penn lit a candle on Jan 9 2018 12:00:34 AM
Eric,my dear friend and classmate, I am praying for you and your family during the loss of your beloved father. May the Lord Jesus comfort you all and give the peace that only He can give. God bless you. Love you brother. Larry Penn.
Submitted by Larry Penn on Jan 8 2018 11:59:00 PM
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