Monroe “Buddy” Shepherd, age 72, of Claypool, Indiana passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11:45 PM in his residence. He was born December 14, 1944 in Prestonsburg, KY to Alex and Audie Ellen (Reffitt) Shepherd.
He was a Kosciusko County, IN resident since 1963, formerly of Prestonsburg. He was united in marriage to Ernestine Mae Leedy on January 1, 1975 in Silver Lake, IN. He was a retired Orthopedic Polisher with Symmetry Medical of Warsaw with 35 years of service. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed small engine repair. He was a member of the Sportsman’s Club of Silver Lake and affiliated with Harvest Community Church of Pierceton.
Survivors include his wife Ernestine Mae Shepherd of Claypool, daughter Teresa (spouse Dennis) Crews of Silver Lake, IN, a brother Henry (spouse Toni) Shepherd of Warsaw, sisters Evelene (spouse Joe) Serovy and Martha (spouse Claude) Wallen both of Warsaw and Barb (spouse Larry Robinson of Claypool. He was preceded by his parents, and sisters Margie Crum, Joyce Ann Shepherd, Jenetta Sue Shepherd and Sandra Kay Shepherd.
Visitation hours are scheduled from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Pastors Glenn Hall, Lewis Wedstell Shepherd, Hedgel Lee Perry and Terry Bradford officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery, Claypool.
Memorial contributions may be made to
Harvest Community Church
512 S. Seventh St.
Pierceton, IN 46562