Henry Shepherd, 73, of Warsaw, Indiana, died at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019 at his farm with his loving wife, Toni and son Lee beside him. His wishes of dying overlooking his farm he so loved were fulfilled. Henry was born on November 18, 1946 at home in Floyd County, Kentucky to Alex and Audie Ellen (Reffitt) Shepherd. He was married to Antoinette “Toni” Walker, who survives.
He was affiliated with Harvest Community Church of Pierceton. Henry moved to Warsaw in 1963 from Kentucky. Henry was a quiet man-humble, hardworking and honest who loved his farm and his family. He worked as a polisher at Hand Industries, Othy, and Depuy for a combined total of 40 years, in addition to making his own hay, raising cattle, and running the family farm.
Other survivors include one son, Lee (Melissa) Walker of Ft. Wayne; one granddaughter, Madison Walker of Ft. Wayne; three sisters, Martha (Claude) Wallen of Warsaw, Evelene (Joe) Serovy of Warsaw, Barbara (Larry) Robinson of Claypool. Preceding him in death were four sisters, Margie Crum, Joyce Ann Shepherd, Jenetta Sue Shepherd, Sandra Kay Shepherd; his only brother and best friend, Monroe “Buddy” Shepherd (who died October 6, 2017). Also surviving one Aunt, Josephine Yates and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29, 2019 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the funeral chapel with Pastors Glenn Hall and Doug Lemon officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Animal Welfare League of Kos. Co. Building Fund
PO Box 1906
Warsaw, IN 46581-1906
Harvest Community Church
512 South Seventh Street
Pierceton, IN 46562
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