George William Shepard

September 13, 1972June 2, 2010

George William Shepard, 37, of Arlington, WA, passed away June 2, 2010 in Everett, WA. He was born to Arthur and Margareta Shepard September 13, 1972 in Glendive, MT. George graduated from Arlington High School in 1991 and went on to be a commercial plumber, a very good one. He loved football (Minnesota Vikings fan), baseball and all sports in general. George also enjoyed BBQ’ing with family and friends. He was a jokester, made everyone laugh and was the life of every party. George’s greatest passion was his family. He was an outgoing, loyal, reliable, faithful, loving and caring husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. Surviving George is his loving wife Lynnea Shepard of Arlington; children, Justin Shepard, Kody Cunningham, Amanda Shepard, all residents of Arlington; parents, Art and Reta Shepard of Arlington; grandmother Mary Lou Wieser of Burien, WA; sisters, Monica Chase of Granit Falls, WA, Shawna Murray of Winslow, AZ and many friends. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 8, 2010, 2:00 p.m. at Arlington Free Methodist Church, 730 E. Highland Dr., Arlington, WA. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation ( Seattle Chapter. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington, WA.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, June 8, 2010

George William Shepard

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Monica Amundson

July 11, 2017

I re activated this guest book today. I came across it again while doing a google search of your name. Seven years and still a hole as large as the Grand Canyon. As large as the forever skies across Montana. We were all together this past weekend for a baseball tourney for Casey and boy does he play so much like you did! There were moments where it felt like you were standing right there with us. I certainly wish you were. I miss you little brother....greatly.

Monica Chase

March 15, 2011

There are so many moments that it feels like you are just on vacation or something. Mom and Dad's anniversary came and I expected to get a text from you asking if we should BBQ for them. Your baby girl got a 4.0 this last quarter and your boy is rocking the baseball world. Your nephew misses you. I miss George. I miss your laugh, smile and all your joking ways. I can hear your laugh always... Love you much.

Shawna Murray

December 11, 2010

Was just thinking of you today brother dear. Decided to come and read all the warm and kind words that everyone has had to say about you. The holidays without you are tough, sad and lonely, but the happy memories are getting us all through. We all miss and love you very much and wish your were still on this earth with us, but We are thankful that you are our angel above and watching down on us all to help us get through the days. I love you George, my brother, my best friend, and I miss you very very much! Hugs and kisses coming up your way! Merry Christmas George!

Monica Chase

June 29, 2010

I can not believe it has almost been a month since we lost you. It feels like forever. So proud of you and the way you touched people's lives. Your service was a testimony to that. I miss you, I miss being able to just text you and you having a snappy come back all the time. A huge hole in my heart :(

Dennis Brown

June 19, 2010

Dennis Brown

June 19, 2010

Dearest Shawna, I'am so sorry to hear about the passing of your brother George, i only met him a couple of times! but he had a wonderful heart and spirit! and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him! Till we all go home and be together with are loved ones. we shall walk gracefully until are time to soar to the Heavens. Love you Shawna, and your in my thoughts and prayers! Peace be with you, Always Dennis.

Carol Engle

June 18, 2010

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I never met George, but I remember what kind and loving people Art and Rita were. My deepest sympathy to you and your families.

teresa boserq

June 17, 2010

Art & Rita,

I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. George was a wonderful person. He could put away those grinders/. Love, Teresa & Dennis

June 17, 2010

Lynnea, my hearfelt condolences to you and your family. Please know you are in my thoughts & prayers. All of us at the CF Foundation send our wishes for healing during this difficult time.
Thinking of you,

Allison Thasher
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Donna Raden-Eastwood

June 13, 2010

So sorry about your loss. My prayers and love are with you!!