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Ellis Ira Sheppard, Jr.

September 25, 1940 — December 18, 2019

Ellis Ira Sheppard, Jr., 79, of Leesville, passed away December 18, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 21 at Hope Lutheran Church in Irmo conducted by Pastor Joseph Lindloff.

Mr. Sheppard was born in Pageland, SC son of Ellis Sr. and Emily Oxner Sheppard. He was chief construction engineer for California Resort. He was a US Navy veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Willie Winn Sheppard; son, Joey Sheppard of Leesville; step-daughters, Debra Roof of Sharpsburg, GA; Pamela Griffin of Gilbert; Crystal Crowley (Mike) of Gay, GA; sister, Patricia Prosser (Hoyt) of Leesville; best friend and brother for years from 1946, Bill Rentz (Laura); numerous nephews and grands and great grands.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Hope Lutheran Church, 1400 Kennerly Road, Irmo, SC 29063.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Ellis Ira Sheppard, Jr., please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Conducted by Pastor Joseph Lindloff.

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