William “Ronnie” Sheppard

Published 6:48 pm Tuesday, May 5, 2015

William “Ronnie” Sheppard

Aug. 9, 1957 ­– May 4, 2015


William Ronald “Ronnie” Sheppard, age 57, a resident of 802 Charlotte St., Washington, died Monday, May 4, 2015.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 7, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Sheppard was born in Halifax County on Aug. 9, 1957, to William Franklin “Frank” Sheppard and Glenda Kay Mayo who survive. He was a graduate of Washington High School. Mr. Sheppard was a loving father and grandfather. He loved all animals but especially dogs.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Sheppard Swanner and husband Matt of Washington, Carrie Robin Sheppard of Washington; five grandchildren, Devin Sparks, Dylan Sparks, Madison Swanner, Caroline Swanner, Cate Swanner; his parents, Frank Sheppard of Washington, Glenda Duke of Washington; three brothers, Jeffrey Sheppard of Pittsboro, Jason Sheppard of Wilson, Darrell Ange of Greenville; two sisters, Kathy Chandler of Chocowinity, and Cheryl Sheppard of Greenville.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Shelter, 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East, Washington, NC 27889, or the Ronnie Sheppard Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1465, Washington, NC 27889.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Sheppard family.