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Robert R. Shepherd December 6, 1933 - July 14, 2020

Passed peacefully away at home surrounded by his family on July 14, 2020, Robert (Bob) Reginald Shepherd at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn, his wife of 64 years Edith (Sheaves); daughters Debbie Humber (Ed) and Diane Shepherd; son-in-law Rev Gordon Druggett; grandchildren Sara, Jessica, Erin, Kelly, Mark and Robert; great grandchildren Charlotte, Luna, Connor, Benjamin, Thomas, Issa and Patrick; and a large extended family. Predeceased by his daughter Donna Druggett (April 2020); his parents Rev. Reginald Shepherd and Edith (Thorne) and his brothers Douglas, Aidan and Paul. A private family graveside service will be held in Clarenville on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the Janeway Children’s Hospital in St. John’s. The family would like to give a special thank you to the wonderful workers from Compassion Home Care who so lovingly helped care for him in these recent difficult months.

     “He will raise you up on eagles’ wings, bear you on the breath of dawn.  Make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of His hand.”


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    Lorraine and Mark Carroll says

    We send our sincere condolences to you and your family Debbie. Hugs to all the family.

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    Ruth Blundon says

    Diane. so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Cherish your many wonderful memories. Hugs!

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    Robin Walters says

    To Mrs. Shepherd (Edith), Diane, Debbie, and the Shepherd family, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Shepherd’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy – I remember him fondly. I trust you will hold dear the many beautiful memories you have and treasure them forever. Wishing you all the best at this difficult time. You are in my prayers with love.

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    Sherry Russell says

    Diane and family,
    Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your dad. May your loving memories bring you peace and comfort.

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    Enid Robins-Holm says

    Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss. What a lovely picture!

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    Larry Stacey says

    Dianne and Family, so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I always enjoyed chatting with him when he brought his vehicle in for service. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    Rest In Peace Mr. Shepherd.

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    Anne Lewis says

    I am so sorry to hear about Mr Shepherd. I worked with him so many years ago and have great respect for him. May your memories of him stay in your hearts to keep him near you all. God bless. You are all in my prayers.

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    Warwick and Irene Hewitt says

    To Debbie and family

    Sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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    Walter and June Butler says

    Diane and Family,
    Thinking of you on this sad sad day and holding you in our hearts and prayers as you bid farewell to your husband and father. Hold fast to the Precious memories and think that he has joined his beloved Donna. May he Rest In Peace and Rise to Glory!

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    Joan(Bonnie) Carpenter says

    So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing . I have wonderful memories of your visits with mom & dad. Cherish your memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.

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    Margaret Jones says

    Please know that my prayers are with you all at this most difficult time ,may his gentle soul rest in peace .., God Bless

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    Cecil Sheaves says

    So sorry to hear of Uncle Bob’s passing . Thinking of you all during this difficult time .
    Bub and Bev

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