OBITUARY

Bobby E Shepherd

August 25, 1941April 23, 2021
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Bobby E. Shepherd, of Combine, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Seagoville, Texas.

He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all that knew and loved him.

He was born on August 25, 1941 in Dallas, Texas to Charlie and Willie Bell Shepherd. Bobby graduated from Seagoville High School on May 26, 1961. He was a member of the United States Air Force from September 1961 to September 1965. He married the love of his life, Gloria Floyd, on December 30, 1965. They enjoyed their free time together before he joined the Garland Fire Department in February of 1966. After retiring from the fire department in 1996, he enjoyed his days relaxing and fishing at their lake house on Cedar Creek Lake. He enjoyed having his family and friends over for fish frys and visiting.

He is survived by his wife Gloria Shepherd; Children, Kevin and Sholeena Shepherd, and Keith and Kimberly Hartis; Grandchildren, Koby and Julia Hartis, Kole Hartis and Emma Lawley, Eugene and Anita Tate, Sara and David Hoffmeisger; Great Grandchild, Katelyn Tate; Brother, Charlie Wayne and wife Nereida Shepherd; Sister, Velta Baldwin and Sister, Oleta and husband Dean Snowden; Brother Jimmy and wife Barbara Shepherd, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Willie Bell Shepherd; Sisters Cora Ellen Prestridge and Jessie Mae Ramsey and Brother-in-law H. R. (Rip) Baldwin.

The visitation will be held from 2 – 3 o’clock p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Roselawn Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Combine, Texas. Services will be officiated by Roy Gafford. Song leading by Alan Goodson, and solo by Bobby Crow. Pallbearers: Tony Crow, Bobby Crow, H. Stephen Baldwin, Kenneth Shepherd, Ray Sottilare, Buck Boren, Tom Bryson, and Skylar Noonan.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.Roselawn-Funerals.com. If you wish to send floral condolences in honor of Bobby Shepherd, you may call Flower Country, (972) 932-4665.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Tony Crow
  • Bobby Crow
  • H. Stephen Baldwin
  • Kenneth Shepherd
  • Ray Sottilare
  • Buck Boren
  • Tom Bryson
  • Skylar Noonan

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Shirley Kratz

April 28, 2021

Hugs to all in the Shepherd family.
Love,
Shirley Shepherd Kratz

Janice Hazelip

April 26, 2021

Gloria, I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear husband, Bobby. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless You in your days ahead.
Love you,
Janice Hazelip and Family

Ron & Nancy Miller

April 26, 2021

My memories of Bobby take me back to our childhood. I think it’s been over 70 years since we first met. I still always remember his great smile and gentle ways. Our condolences to Bobby’s family and friends.We shall always remember him fondly. God’s grace and peace to you all.

Nelda Oden

April 25, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. I have wonderful memories of Bobby through my life. I know he will be missed by all.

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