Enid News and Eagle
James Shepherd celebrated his 85th birthday with a reception for family and friends at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2012, at the Hoover Building, Garfield County Fairgrounds. Cards may be sent to 4224 Shiloh, Enid, OK 73703.
James was born July 27, 1927, in Enid to Edgar and Lillian Shepherd.
He is a graduate of St. Joseph High School and attended one year at Enid Business College.
He married Jeanette Rich Aug. 8, 1987, in Liberal, Kan.
James worked for McClellan Motor Supply and 32 years for Woolwine Automotive (bought out by Big A Automotive).
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946, in China.
He is a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
His children are James Ray Shepherd, Naples, Fla.; Connie Attard and husband Steve, Temperance, Mich.; Rick Shepherd and wife Rose Mary, and Doug Harris, all of Enid; and Steve Shepherd, Pharr, Texas. He has five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.