Donald Lee Shepherd, 71, went peacefully to be with Jesus on Monday, September 10, 2018. He was born October 10, 1946 in Cleveland, to Lee Shepherd and Lois Elise Shepherd (Wolters).
Donald grew up with two brothers, Robert (Lindy) and David (Val) and two sisters, Susan (Harvey) and Jeanne (Clarence). He worked for General Motors in Brook Park for 30 years. When he retired, he found great joy in perch fishing on Lake Erie. He loved his boat (Granny's Gripe) and was even accompanied by his wife now and again.
Donald is survived by his wife of 38 years, Karen Louise (Stansbury, Gregory) Shepherd; sons, Doald J. (Irene) and Brian L. (Alison); daughters, Amy L. Dell'Anno (Phil), Janet L. Gregory-Moos (Tim) and his best friend dog, Bailey.
He was preceded in death in 1997 by his daughter, Wendy S. (Gregory) Berry (Phil) and parents of Jacob.
Donald leaves behind his favorite people; grandchildren, Vince, Amanda, Anthony, Nick, Jacob, Tyler, Josephine, Ciara, Miabella and Adalyn. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends that he adored. He was the most awesome father and loved all his children equally.
We will miss you Snooter, but we will meet again in heaven. Love, your family.
Services will take place Friday, September 21, 2018 at 1 P.M. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1600 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44012.
If desired, please make donations in his memory to his church - Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Arrangements by Bollinger Funeral Services.