By: Rep. Hubert Collins
May 6, 2013
Donald Eugene Shepherd, 50, of Gunlock, died Friday May 3, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He was born October 14, 1962 to the late Luther and Edith Howard Shepherd. Donald was the husband of Nola Smith Shepherd and was the head custodian of Magoffin County Board of Education.
He was preceded in death by his brothers: Vaughn Shepherd and Johnny Shepherd.
He is survived by daughters: Jessica Shepherd & Jennifer Shepherd (Michael Fagan) both of Dry Ridge; son: Jamie Shepherd of Gunlock; step-daughter: Tina Miller, Fiancée: Cory Dotson of Prestonsburg; step-sons: Bobby (P.J.) Miller & Jay Brandon (Jennifer) Miller; brother: Luther “Bud” (Danielle) Shepherd of Williamstown; sisters: Claudette (Johnny) Miller of Gunlock, Tammie (Jimmy) Kilgore of Gunlock, Jeanetta Turner (the late Jerry Turner) of David, & Ammie Shepherd of Gunlock; grandchildren: Alyssa Shepherd, Kaliah Miller & Gavin Miller; a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday May 7, noon at Brushy Fork Missionary Baptist Church in Gunlock. Burial to follow at Brushy Bill Cemetery. In Lieu of Flowers please make donations to the Shepherd Family.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.