Bobby Joe Sheppard, Sr.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

TRUMANN -- Bobby Joe Sheppard, Sr., age 67, of Trumann passed away June 2, 2015 at his home. Mr. Sheppard was a groundskeeper and a member of the Pleasant Valley Church in Trumann. He was born to Lester and Ethel Sheppard in Trumann. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons Danny Riley and Christ Thomas; and two sisters Mary Phelps and Helen Purcell. Mr. Sheppard is survived by his daughters Heather (Robert) Morgan and Tiffany Sheppard all of Trumann and Sherry Riley of Jonesboro; sons Bobby Joe Sheppard, Jr. and Terry (Susan) Sheppard all of Jonesboro; step-sons Brian (Kim) Thomas of Harrison and Kenneth Thomas of Trumann; sisters Jean Lansdale, Marie Cagle and Patricia Ashley all of Trumann; brother Alan Pace of Rockford, Ill.; 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland with Bro. Johnny Barnes officiating. Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza was in charge of arrangements.