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Troy Shepherd dies




TROY SHEPHERD

TROY SHEPHERD

Troy Shepherd, of Georgetown, died April 14. He was 86 years old.

Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late R.B. and Verda Crase Shepherd and was married to the late Lois Breeding Shepherd.

Shepherd was a retired employee of IBM and a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church, VFW Donald Martin Post 7054, and American Legion Scott Post 24. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and an honorary Kentucky Colonel.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Lois Hawkins and husband Forrest and Lisa Eads and husband Todd, all of Georgetown; four grandchildren, Katrina Wolford and husband Dale, Belmont, N.C.; Troy Hawkins and wife Stacy, Lucas Eads, and Laken Eads, all of Georgetown; four great-grandchildren, Bailey Hawkins, Anna Kate Hawkins, Forrest Tucker Hawkins, and Marlee Wolford; a sister, Marie Back, Lexington; a brother, Clayton Shepherd, Letcher County; and a friend, Louise Martin, Georgetown.

Funeral services were held April 18 in Georgetown. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery.

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