James Shepherd

James W. Shepherd

Sunday, May 2nd, 1965 - Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Obituary

James W. Shepherd, age 56 of Arjay, KY passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Mountain View Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Pineville. He was born May 2, 1965 in Pineville, KY to Emma Jean Lewis Shepherd and the late James Willard Shepherd. James had served in the United States Navy and been a welder.

In addition to his father, James was preceded in death by his brother Bill Shepherd; sister Tammy Hatfield and sister-in-law Sheila Shepherd; brothers-in-law Paul Cox and Lonnie Carnes.

Survivors include his mother, Emma Jean Shepherd; brothers John (Melissa) Shepherd and Gary Shepherd;

sisters Miley (Mike) Fishero, Kimberly (Arnold) Cox, Donna Cox and Barbara (Larry) Taylor; special nieces that was like a daughter, Lyndsey Brooke Shepherd and Madison Shepherd; a host of nieces, nephews’ other relatives and many friends.

The family will receive friends after 12 noon on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home until the funeral at 2PM.

Funeral Services will be Monday, May 10, 2021 at 2PM at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Wagner; burial will follow in Big Jim Cemetery, Arjay, KY with family and friends as pallbearers. The Brooks-Durham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shepherd family and ask that you keep them in your prayers.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, May 10th, 2021 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, May 10th, 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Brooks-Durham Funeral Home
    Address
    205 West Kentucky Avenue
    PINEVILLE, KY 40977
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, May 10th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, May 10th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Brooks-Durham Funeral Home
    Address
    205 West Kentucky Avenue
    PINEVILLE, KY 40977
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Gary Wagner

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Sharon Childers Collett

Posted at 09:47pm
Miley, I am so sorry. Please know that my prayers are with you. May God grant you and your family peace and comfort.

Dorothy Shepherd-Cummins

Posted at 06:44pm
So sorry. My heart breaks for you all. Wish I could be there to hug you. Love you all dearly. Dorothy Shepherd Cummins
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Miley Shepherd Fishero

Posted at 12:40pm
My little brother Duke,
James Shepherd Jr.
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Miley Fishero

Posted at 12:16pm
Little brother I will miss you.
My heart is broken.
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