July 16, 1945 - January 4, 2021
Mr. Bobby Lee Shepherd, age 75, of Cartersville, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Shepherd was born July 6, 1945 in Rockmart, to parents, the late Mr. Robert Glen Shepherd and the late Mrs. Elsie Mae Hayes Shepherd. He played football for Rockmart High School and graduated in 1963. While in high school, Mr. Shepherd met his high school sweetheart, Miss Gayle Gazaway, whom he later married and was wed for 56 loving years. After high school, he was a police officer for the City of Rockmart and the Polk County Police Department and retired from Lockheed. To his family, Mr. Shepherd was a role model and the glue that held the family together. He loved playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Shepherd also loved his community and was a member of the Masons. In addition to his parents, Mr. Shepherd is preceded in death by his siblings, Randy Shepherd, Ann Shepherd Sosebee, Sue Shepherd Perry, and Larry Shepherd. Mr. Shepherd is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Gayle Gazaway Shepherd; children, Todd Shepherd and his wife Amber and Trent Shepherd and his wife Kendal; grandchildren, Maranda Shepherd, Aidan Shepherd, David Shepherd, Caleb Bohannon, Caleb Carter and Grace Hall; great-grandchildren, Caleb Carter, Jr., Kaylynn Carter, and Ruby Carter. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday January 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Mr. Don Tanner officiating. Interment services will follow in the Hills Creek Cemetery with Mr. Pete Hutchins officiating. Masonic rites will be performed at the graveside. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday January 7, 2021 from 12:00 PM until the service hour at 2:00 PM. Serving as pallbearers will be: Larry Gore, Harold McDurmon, Danny Bailey, Junior Carter, Bobby Hitchcock and Greg Caldwell. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families we serve. Please understand that we are limited by Federal, State and Local guidelines to 50 people in our building at a time. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitation and services to please wear a mask. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Mr. Bobby Lee Shepherd.
Mr. Bobby Lee Shepherd, age 75, of Cartersville, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Shepherd was born July 6, 1945 in Rockmart, to parents, the late Mr. Robert Glen Shepherd and the late Mrs. Elsie Mae Hayes Shepherd.... View Obituary & Service Information
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