LeRoy ~ Russell A. Shepard, age 80, of Clay Street, passed Sunday evening (August 10, 2014) at Unity Hospital in Rochester.
Mr. Shepard was born February 5, 1934 in Batavia, a son of the late Harry and Pearl Sage Shepard.
Mr. Shepard and his late wife, Susan, will be remembered for their love of antique dealing and furniture refinishing.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Susan M. Shepard and a daughter, Wendy Shepard.
He is survived by his sons, Russell A. Shepard Jr., Richard (Linda) Shepard and Michael (Dena) Shepard; grandchildren, Thomas, Jamie, Michael, Nicholas, Wesley and Macy; his siblings, Ruby (Reid) Ackley, Dorothy (Peter) Kelly, Robert (Barbara) Shepard, Sandra (Gerald) Sherman and Sharon (Russell) Kelso, along with many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Thursday from 4 ~ 8 P.M. at the Living Waters Church, 30 Main Street, LeRoy, where services will be held on Friday at 11 :00 A.M. The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to the Living Waters Church. Interment will follow in Machpelah Cemetery.