The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

November 5, 2013

Lynn Dean Shepard Sr.

Published 11-6-13

ENID, Okla. — Lynn Dean Shepard Sr., 65, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., departed this life on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, after battling cancer, with his loved ones by his side. Lynn was born Oct. 21, 1948, the firstborn son of Lowell Shepard and Carole Cronin Shepard in Enid.

Lynn graduated from Helena High School in 1966, participating in football and FFA. He was the chapter Star Farmer under Ag instruction of Homer Evans and played football under Coach Ray Troutt. He then attended Oklahoma State University.

He later began his lifelong career in Non-Destructive Testing in Washington, Pa., in 1971.  He moved his business and family to South Florida in 1980, where the business continues to thrive today. Over his 43 years as a successful business leader, he has employed hundreds of people worldwide.

His other life passions included traveling the United States collecting antiques and John Deere Tractors, wheat and cattle farming in Oklahoma and sport fishing the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Florida.

Lynn is survived by his mother, Carole Cronin Shepard of Helena; Donna, his wife of 27 years of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; his children, Jason D. Shepard and wife Telena and family of Walhalla, S.C., Leisa Shepard of Thurmond, N.C., Lynn Shepard Jr. of Central Florida, Jordan Shepard of Boca Raton, Fla., and Alex Shepard of Oakland, Calif.; his grandchildren, Tyler Shepard of Asheville, N.C., and Cassia Shepard of Boca Raton, Fla.; brother, David Shepard and wife Linda; sisters, Virginia Powell and husband Vernon and Debbie Slovacek and husband Vernon, both of Helena, and Diana Gray, Drummond, and late husband Melvin Gray; and many nieces and nephews.

Those who preceded Lynn in death include his father, Lowell Oliver Shepard, and his grandparents, Virgil Shepard and Goldie Hawkins Shepard and Jess Cronin and Ruby Clark Cronin.

Celebration service for Lynn will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Helena. Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery, with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Helena.

Memories may be shared at www.lanmanmemorials.com.

Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church through the funeral home.

(Submitted by family)

1
Text Only
Death Notices
  • Christopher Burnham Christopher Kelly Burnham

    Funeral services for Christopher Kelly Burnham, 55, Nash, will be held Saturday morning, August 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Your Family Church with his father, Pastor Gene Burnham, officiating.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clifford Lantz Clifford L. Lantz

    Mass of Christian burial for Clifford L. Lantz of Stillwater, Okla., formerly of Fairview, Okla., will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Fairview, with Father Jarek Topolewski officiating.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • James P. Johnston

    October 15, 1929 – July 29, 2014

    July 31, 2014

  • Monty B. Williams

    Monty Williams, 53, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

    July 31, 2014

  • Linda G. McElfresh

    Service pending with Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Timothy Timer

    Service pending with Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory.

    July 31, 2014

  • Miller, Stan.jpg John Stanley “Stan” Miller

    The remembrance service for John Stanley “Stan” Miller, age 78, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Willow View United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lisa Thompson and the Rev. Tom Carruthers officiating.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leonor Navarro Rojas.jpg Leonor Navarro Rojas

    May 10, 1957 — July 24, 2014

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • JoAnn Moore.jpg JoAnn (Jodi) Moore

    JoAnn Moore (Jodi), age 81, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Jodi was born Feb. 7, 1933 in Enid, Okla., the daughter of Virgil and Lena (Wegmiller) Sanders.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norman Pottorf.jpg Norman Ray Pottorf

    Funeral services for Norman Ray Pottorf, 78, Enid, will be held Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Oakwood Christian Church with Pastor Alan Seible officiating.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo