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Robert “Bob” Sheppard

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Bob Sheppard, 87 of Goodyear, AZ died April 2nd, 2021 at his home in Goodyear.  He was born September 30th, 1934, to Roy and Doris Sheppard in Litchfield, Illinois.

Bob was a lifetime Arizona farmer (cotton and alfalfa), an antique tractor collector and restorer, and hosted many antique tractor shows through the years.  He was an avid creator of metal art as well as training and showing watusi cattle.  Bob graduated Litchfield Park High School in 1953 and was married for 65 years.  Bob also loved making memories with his grandchildren.

Bob is survived by his wife Gratia Sheppard, his daughters, Kimmie Heck, Kelly McGuire, Kandi Lawton, and Kristi Corbin, son Kent Sheppard, sister Dora Hokanson, brother Ray Sheppard, 13 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Lindsey.

A memorial service will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at Lighthouse Fellowship, 3015 N Jackrabbit Trail, Litchfield Park, AZ, 85340.

The family suggests that donations be made to Lighthouse Fellowship.

2 Comments on “Robert “Bob” Sheppard

  1. He was such a great nice neighbor and during Christmas him and John Cadzow would give the kids a ride in the tractor hayride. We will miss him

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