Bobby Sheppard

May 16, 1931March 15, 2014

Bobby Dean Sheppard of Taylor passed away on March 15, 2014 at the age of 82. He was born May 16, 1931 in Milam County to the late Jim Henry Sheppard & Maude Ann Morgan Sheppard. He was preceded in death by an infant son Bobby Dean Sheppard Jr., by his wife Barbara Ann Wilson Sheppard of Thorndale on May 11, 1988, by his sister Edith Bonin of Port Arthur, his brothers Willis Gambrell of Thorndale, Giles (Jimmy) Gambrell of Port Arthur, and William (Bill) D. Sheppard of Thorndale. He is survived by his wife Marie Crabb Daughters: Linda Day and husband Scott of Fort Worth, Vicki Vega of Temple, Kathy Bright and Husband Steve of Rockdale, Sherry Hord of Great Falls, Montana, Billie Jean Sheppard of Houston, and Bobbie Hamilton and husband Rob of Great Falls, Montana Step Daughter: Sharon Rodriguez of Round Rock Sons: Jimmy Sheppard and wife Nancy of Washington, Donald Sheppard and wife Kathy of Cameron, and Henry Sheppard and wife Sandra of Clinton, Arkansas Stepsons: Robert Crabb, Jr. and wife Lynn of Taylor, and Timothy Crabb and wife Teresa of College Station 30 Grandchildren, 29 Great Grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and sister-in-law Berdie Gambrell Special Friends David Butler and David Mace. Bob was President and Member of the Conoley Community Church, the Masonic Lodge Thorndale, and the American Legion. He previously served in the United States Air Force, and the Confederate Air Force. He was retired from Alcoa, and had previously served as a police officer in several cities. The visitation will be at Condra funeral home in Taylor on Tuesday, March 18 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. as well as the service on Wednesday, March 19 at 10:00 A.M., followed by the burial at the Taylor City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Conoley Community Church at P.O. Box 537 Thorndale, TX. 76577 or any charity of your choice. Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home, Taylor, TX.


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 18, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Charmaigne Gambrell-Seymour

March 22, 2014

Uncle Bobby was a strong presence that will be missed but oh what a legacy he left behind! Many condolences and much love goes out to his immediate and extended family. You are in my prayers.

Sandra (Lehmann) Kendrick

March 20, 2014

So sorry to hear about your Dad. May God bring you peace in your memories of him. God's Blessings, Sandra (Lehmann) Kendrick

Larry and Rita Kingrey

March 20, 2014

Just wanted you to know that we are praying for you. Love you

Leland & Gladiola Kruse

March 19, 2014


Sorry to hear of your loss. Our sympathy to all the family.

kathy bright

March 19, 2014

we love & miss dad but we know hes in a better place !theres peace in the valley for him we praise the Lord.Loveu dad!
Kathy,steve,Rebecca&Jon Bright

Abbie Hanke

March 19, 2014

You are in our prayers. God bless you

Grace Gipson

March 19, 2014

Our sympathy and prayers to the family on your loss. David & Grace Gipson

Cindi Parker

March 19, 2014

Miss you and Love Grandpa.
Love you,

Butch and Candy Gambrell

March 19, 2014

Will always remember Uncle Bobby's great love of life, a ready story with a cup of coffee and a laugh that would bring a smile. He will be missed. Our heart goes out to you all in this difficult time. With our love and deepest sympathy...

Barton & Marcia Felton

March 18, 2014

Please accept our sincere sympathy.