Addam R. Shepherd, age 76 and a

resident of Warsaw, died on Thursday,

Aug. 8, 2019, at Mason Health and

Rehabilitation Center at

2:35 a.m.

Addam was born on Dec.

17, 1942, in Warsaw and

was the son of the late Albert and

Hettie Meade Shepherd. He served in

the U.S. Army for 18 years with service

during Vietnam, ultimately earning the rank of staff sergeant.

After his military service, Addam became a member

of the American Legion Post 258, Pierceton.

In civilian life, he had worked for Kimball Glass then

Zimmer Orthopaedics, before retiring in 1998.

Addam loved fishing and auto racing, especially

NASCAR and dirt tracks. He could often be found at

Warsaw Speedway and other regional tracks throughout

the Midwest. As a fisherman, Addam simply loved being

outside and cared little if he caught anything or not.

On March 18, 1977, Addam was married to Tammy

Nagler. The two shared more than 40 years together

before her passing on July 3, 2018.

Surviving are their children, Susan Shepherd, of

Westminster, Md., and Fred (Mariana) Shepherd, of

Fairfax, Va.; grandson, Sean Shepherd; brother, Joe

Shepherd (Mike Barker) of Wichita, Kan.; and sisters,

Ruby (Johnnie) Tackett, of Tippecanoe, Ind., and Lillie

Mae Bachtel, of White Pigeon, Mich.

In addition to his wife, those who preceded Addam in

passing include brothers, Willie Shepherd and Warren

Shepherd; and sisters, Dorothy Lambert, Sarah

Pennington and Barbara Shepherd.

Friends may gather at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 E.

Sheridan St., Warsaw, on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to

1 p.m. Presiding over the 1 p.m. funeral is Bishop's

Counselor Jonathan Bitter; Brother Art Haas will be conducting.

Burial with military graveside honors will be in

Warsaw’s Oakwood Cemetery at a later date.

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Memorials to Kosciusko County Animal Welfare

League, P.O. Box 1906, Warsaw, IN 46581-1906.