Mar 20 2017
Roy Lee Shepperd, 70, went to be with the Lord Monday, March 20, 2017. He was born March 3, 1947 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Roy & Florence Shepperd. Roy had lived in Nassau County for the past 28 years, was a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School class of 1966 and was of the Assemblies of God faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as a diesel mechanic at Allied Automotive Group, Inc. Roy loved fishing, watching wrestling shows, western movies and will be dearly missed by all. He was predeceased by his son, Chris Shepperd. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Joyce; son, Scott Shepperd (Jamie); brothers, Ralph Shepperd (Charlotte), Robert Shepperd (Dana); sister, Janice Colson; grandchildren, Christopher, Sierra, Tyler, Cameron; great grandchild, Ragan; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 23 at 11am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road 32218, with Rev. Ken Barney officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8pm at the funeral home, 714-1110. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Hospice of N.E. FL.