Johnny Duane Shepherd, 44, of Gunlock, died Friday, June 1, 2012, at St. Joseph Martin.
He was born March 20, 1968, to the late Luther and Edith Howard Shepherd. He was a disabled coal miner and a member of the Brushy Fork Baptist Church, at Gunlock.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Vaughn Shepherd.
He is survived by two brothers, Donald (Nola) Shepherd, of Gunlock, and Luther James, Jr. “Bud” (Danielle) Shepherd, of Grant County; four sisters, Claudette (Johnny) Miller and Tammie (Jimmy) Kilgore, both of Gunlock, Jeanetta Turner, of David, and Ammie Shepherd, of Gunlock; and a host of nephews and nieces.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 3, at Brushy Fork Baptist Church, with Bethel Bolen, Ollie Watts and Jerry Manns officiating.
Burial followed the service at Brushy Bill Cemetery, at Gunlock.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, of Martin, was in charge of arrangements.