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ROGER LEE SHEPARD Roger Lee Shepard, 64, of Hampstead, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at home. Roger was born March 13, 1953 in Wilmington, NC, son of the late Earl and Leona Buchanan Shepard. Two sisters, Edna Earl Shotwell and Linda Jo Andrews, and a grandson, Joshua Cole Shepard, preceded him in death. Roger Shepard was a devoted husband to his wife, whom he loved his whole adult life. He loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and his whole family with all his heart. He had a few great friends, whom he considered brothers. He loved the ocean, the sand, and the air. He loved fishing and boating. He loved building beautiful fire structures and being outdoors. His occupation and passion was heavy equipment operating. He was the strongest and proudest man we know and he will never be forgotten. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Jamie Shepard; two daughters, April Sanders of Hampstead, NC, and Angel Shepard (Keith Mancini) of Rocky Top, TN; a son, Joshua Shepard of Hampstead; eight grandchildren, Christian Duncan, Brittany Sharp (James), Brooke Shepard, Benjamin Gaylor, Lillian "Lily" Sanders, Faith Sanders, Lela Sanders, and Joselyn Cole; five great-grandchildren, Jocelyn, Aiden, Simon, Aliyah, and Jameson; two nephews, Nick and Matthew Shotwell; niece, Cherish Rich; and several other nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members. A funeral service will be held at 7:00pm Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Andrews Hampstead Chapel. Prior to the service, the family will receive friends from 6:00pm until the service hour. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Roger's memory may be made online or by mail to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Condolences to the family at Andrews Hampstead Chapel
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