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
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.
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