Terrance "Terry" W. Shepherd
Born: 12/8/1948, Oakland, California
Moab- Terrence “Terry” Wesley Shepherd passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday May 24, 2008 at Allen Memorial Hospital after a long battle with cancer.
Terry was born in Oakland, CA December 8, 1948 to Wesley DeWayne and Elfa Maxine Willford Shepherd. The family moved to Moab, Utah in 1957then later moved to Pueblo, CO where Terry graduated from High School. After High School Terry graduated from Barber School. Later he became a professional truck driver and made his home in Moab, Utah.
Terry is survived by his children Terry Wes, Tami (Johnny) Woodruff, Pam (Keith) Menz, Jerry (Desiree), and Wade Shepherd; 10 grandchildren; seven siblings, Sharon Freeman, DeWayne (Barb), James Vernon (Laura), Cole Wayne (Tracey), Morgan, Corry (Crystal) and Calico (Scott) Hagadorn; 14 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Wesley De Shepherd, and a step son Troy Dirk Bierschied.
At Terry request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date.
We love you and are going to miss you! You were a loving dad, brother, grandfather, and uncle. Your family.
Tributes5/29/2008 - Thanks Terry Shepherd and family for all the memories you have given me. This is a family that is truly close and stuck together through good times and bad. A caring family for others as well that made a person fill good to know them. Rest in peace Terry Shepherd. God be with you. Jim Hoffman - James H. Hoffman5/28/2008 - Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this most difficult time. I have known Terry since I was just little and he always brought a smile to your face. He was a very kind and generous person full of life and will be missed. Terry I know that you are not suffering anylonger and that you are up in the big sky looking down at all of us laughing without a care in the world. Our words are just little to the memories that you have brought to others, your family, friends and the many other lives that you have touched. God Bless Jay, Cindee - Cindee Stephens
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