Date of Death: Friday April 12, 2013
Arrangements: Groce Funeral Home (posting courtesy of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.)
Details: Wayne Cecil Shepherd, 77, of Asheville, passed away Friday April 12, 2013 at the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Cecil and Ada Chandler Shepherd. He was also preceded in death by a brother Ralph Shepherd and a grandson Antonio Shepherd.
Surviving are his loving wife: Betty Shepherd; children: Kathy Golden, Danny Shepherd, Shelia Duarte, Kenneth Shepherd, Sharon Shepherd; step daughter: Lisa McIntosh; sisters: Ella Lutusi and husband John, Ava Peek and husband Bobby, Iva Peggs, brother: Victor Shepherd and wife Gerry; sister-in-law; Wanda Shepherd; 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm Tuesday in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue in Asheville. Pastor Tom Pierce will officiate. Burial will be in the Skyview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
This obituary notice is a courtesy of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.