September 23, 2013

O.C. Shepherd, 73, of Martin, died Thursday September 19, 2013 at Pikeville Medical Center. He was born March 30, 1940 in Gunlock to the late Dewey and Maragaret Patrick Shepherd. He was the husband of Ruth Gibson Shepherd.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one son: Timmy Gibson; three brothers: Burt Shepherd, Kenneth Shepherd and Melvin Shepherd; three sisters: Edith Shepherd, Marie Shepherd and a still born sister; and 3 grandchildren.

He is survived sons: Terry Gibson of Warsaw, Ind., Charles Shepherd of Martin, Jeffery Shepherd of Chillicothe, Ohio, Mark Shepherd of Lexington; daughters: Vicki Collins of Staffordsville, Donna Brito & Karen Conley both of Warsaw, Ind.; brothers: Jim P. Shepherd of Warsaw, Ind., Martin Shepherd, Bill Shepherd, Earl Shepherd all of David, Eugene Shepherd of W.Va., Carlie Shepherd of Warsaw, Ind.; sisters: Ethel Howard of Prymid, Linda Pitts of Nev., Thelma Joseph of David, Maudie Gale Powell of Lexington; 23 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday September 24 1:00 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin with Onda Wireman and others officiating. Burial to follow service at Gibson-Shepherd Cemetery, David.

Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.