John Thomas Shepherd Jr.

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John Thomas Shepherd, Jr., age 82, of North Little Rock, passed away June 8, 2019. He was born July 28, 1936, in Morganton, North Carolina, to John Thomas Shepherd, Sr. and Lois Dale Shepherd. He spent most of his young life in Jacksonville, Florida before entering the military. John was a very dedicated military man serving in the Army and Air Force. He served honorably for 21 years. He had much respect for the military and always prided himself for being a part of the military team. John was of the Methodist faith. He was chief of police in Jacksonville, Arkansas for several years. For a number of years John was a sky marshal and was very proud of his position. He made many trips to foreign countries, primarily South America. He is survived by wife, Katherine Shepherd; son, Steven Shepherd of Melbourne Florida; step-son Robert Isbell and his wife Heather of Rowland, Arkansas; several grandchildren; and one brother, Tinsley Shepherd of Jacksonville, Florida. At his request, John will be cremated with no funeral services. Online guestbook is available at

Published June 12, 2019

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