Lawrence Shepherd, age 70, entered his Heavenly home on Monday, November 2, 2020, at the Tri-Cities Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cumberland, Kentucky.
Lawrence was born on January 17, 1950 in Benham, Kentucky. He was retired from the Harlan County Board of Education, where he worked as a custodian and bus driver. He believed in the Church of Christ faith and was a member of the Rosspoint Church of Christ. He was an avid fan of the University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball team. He will be forever missed by his loving family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Buck and June Hall Shepherd, wife, Martha Williams Shepherd, daughter, Jenny Shepherd, brother, James Shepherd.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories, son, Lawrence (Andriea) Shepherd, daughter, Penny (John) Deal all of Cumberland, Kentucky, brother, David Shepherd, sisters, Carolyn Shepherd and Brenda Mallory all of Cumberland, Kentucky, Francis Hayes and Sandra Shepherd both from Middlesboro, Kentucky, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2020, from 5 pm. to 7 p.m. in the chapel at Cumberland Valley Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, November 5, 2020, beginning at 12 noon at the funeral home with Jeremy Clem and Danny Yonker officiating.
Burial will follow in the Sandhill Cemetery in Cumberland, KY.
Anyone attending services must wear some form of facial covering/mask and practice social distancing.
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