Roy Wilder Shepherd, 82, of Interlachen, passed from this life on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka following a brief illness. He was a native of Plant City and had lived in Putnam County since 1958. He was a veteran of the US Army and had worked as a millwright for GP, retiring after 43 years of service. Roy enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time at his home away from home in Steinhatchee.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Minnie Shepherd, and sister, Violet Crews.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Verlean Shepherd, son, Danny “Bubba” Shepherd (Barbara), daughter, Angie Hammond (Randy Joe), brothers, Olin and Melvin Shepherd, sisters, Linda Bennett and Faye Schneider and granddaughter, Samantha Shepherd.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Roy’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.