McIntosh - Marvin Lester Sheppard, 75, passed away June 9, 2021. He was born and raised in Ocala, FL on June 12, 1945 to Odell and Jewell Sheppard. He owned and operated Sheppard Well Drilling.
He is preceded in death by his first wife of 51 years, Phyllis Sheppard, in 2016; sisters, Gladys Sheppard Rodgers (Billy), Carol Sheppard; brother, Roy Sheppard.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kathlyne McDonald Walkup Sheppard; son, Jeff Sheppard (Christine); daughters, Julie Smith (Jimmy), Janet Thompson (Michael); sister, Janet Robinson (Smoky); four grandchildren, Chelsea, Amber, Ciera and Daisy; and one great-grandson, Braiden; sister-in-law, Margaret Sheppard; step-children/grandchildren Jim Walkup, children James, Max and Rachel, Sarah Walkup Grosse, husband Clayton, daughter Anna Clay Walkup, wife Rhoda, children Violet and Eloise and many nieces and nephews in Georgia, Kentucky and Indiana.
Visitation will be from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Friday, June 11, 2021 at Countryside Funeral Home, Anthony, FL. Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Anthony Cemetery, Anthony, FL with Pastor Zachary Seal. A Celebration of life service will follow the interment at the Community Presbyterian Church, McIntosh, FL at 12 Noon, with Pastor Zachary Seal officiating. A reception will follow the service at the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Marvin to his church where he served to Community Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are under the care of Countryside Funeral Home, Anthony, FL.
Please remember Marvin’s extraordinary life through his years of faithful service to the Lord, by giving in his memory to: Community Presbyterian Church PCA, P. O. Box 616, McIntosh, Fl. 32664. All contributions in Marvin’s memory will go toward audio/visual equipment improvements for Fellowship Hall for overflow crowds during funerals, weddings, and services. We, his wife, Kathy, the Walkup-Sheppard families and Community Presbyterian Church thank you in advance.