Raleigh Shepherd

Obituary of Raleigh Shepherd

Raleigh Shepherd, 77, of Knox, IN went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 16, 2021.  He passed away peacefully at his home.  Raleigh was born on August 22, 1943 in Prestonsburg, KY to the late John Henry and Mary [Ousley] Shepherd.  His family moved to Warsaw, IN when he was young.  Raleigh served as a Military Policeman in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the American Legion and VFW.  On April 15, 1988, Raleigh married Lillie Mae [Young] McGuffie in Nappanee, IN. 

Raleigh worked hard his entire life.  He enjoyed playing golf, going to the boat, and watching football.  Raleigh was a quiet man with a big heart.  He will be deeply missed.


He is survived by:

Lillie Mae [Young] Shepherd, Knox, IN Wife

Raleigh J. (Nicki) Shepherd, Goshen, IN Son

Eric Shepherd, Elkhart, IN Son

Vicki Watson, Knox, IN Step Daughter

Daniel McGuffie, Knox, IN Step Son

3 Grandchildren

Brenda (Stan) Ratliff, Fresno, CA Sister

Bessie Blue, Warsaw, IN Sister

Carson Shepherd, Warsaw, IN Brother

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

John Henry and Mary [Ousley] Shepherd, Parents

Jerome Shepherd, Brother


Private Burial with Military Honors will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Memorial Swinging Bridge Project.

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com

Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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Private Burial

Oakwood Cemetery
421 N. Maple Ave.
Warsaw, Indiana, United States
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