Terrence “Terry” Wesley Shepherd passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at Allen Memorial Hospital after a long battle with cancer.
Terry was born in Oakland, Calif. on Dec. 8, 1948 to Wesley DeWayne and Elfa Maxine Willford Shepherd. The family moved to Moab in 1957, then later moved to Pueblo, Colo., where Terry graduated from high school. After high school, Terry graduated from barber school. Later he became a professional truck driver and made his home in Moab.
Terry is survived by his children, Terry Wes Shepherd, Tami (Johnny) Woodruff, Pam (Keith) Menz, Jerry (Desiree) Shepherd, and Wade Shepherd; 10 grandchildren; seven siblings, Sharon Freeman, DeWayne (Barb) Shepherd, James Vernon (Laura) Shepherd, Cole Wayne (Tracey) Shepherd, Morgan, Corry (Crystal) and Calico (Scott) Hagadorn; 14 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Wesley De Shepherd, and a stepson, Troy Dirk Bierschied.
At Terry’s request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.
We love you and are going to miss you!
You were a loving dad, brother, grandfather, and uncle. Your family.