Paul Shepherd Sr.

May 23, 2024 at 6:33 p.m.


Paul Shepherd Sr., 84, of Warsaw, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital.
Paul was born on Nov. 3, 1939, in David, Ky., the son of Ashland and Elizabeth Shepherd Shepherd. He married Marcia Schrock on July 28, 1989, in Warsaw and they would welcome seven children.
He was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School and went to Mayo Tech College in Paintsville, Ky., for welding.
Paul retired from Uniroyal as a Mold Maker Foreman but worked numerous jobs, and loved being a carpenter. He enjoyed woodworking and could “build the impossible” and fix anything, he even rebuilt the house three times; from the foundation up, remodeling and from damage by lightning. He also enjoyed talking about politics.
He had a green thumb, especially with flowers, and loved tending to his garden. Paul adored his cats and dogs as well as raising goats, turkeys, rabbits ... You name it! He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church in David, Ky.
Paul will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife, Marcia, of Warsaw; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; daughter, Melissa (Chandler) Chapman, of Atwood; son, Paul Shepherd Jr., of Columbia City; daughter, Amy (David) Elliott, of Warsaw; son, Scott Conley (Melissa), of Florida; and a brother, Bob (Sheryl) Shepherd, of Prestonsburg, Ky.
He was preceded in passing by parents, a grandson, two daughters, a son, two sisters and two brothers.
All services will be private.
The family kindly request the memorial donations to Animal Welfare League, 1048 S. 325 E., Pierceton, IN 46562.
To sign the guestbook or send a condolence to the family, please visit www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.


Paul Shepherd Sr., 84, of Warsaw, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital.
Paul was born on Nov. 3, 1939, in David, Ky., the son of Ashland and Elizabeth Shepherd Shepherd. He married Marcia Schrock on July 28, 1989, in Warsaw and they would welcome seven children.
He was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School and went to Mayo Tech College in Paintsville, Ky., for welding.
Paul retired from Uniroyal as a Mold Maker Foreman but worked numerous jobs, and loved being a carpenter. He enjoyed woodworking and could “build the impossible” and fix anything, he even rebuilt the house three times; from the foundation up, remodeling and from damage by lightning. He also enjoyed talking about politics.
He had a green thumb, especially with flowers, and loved tending to his garden. Paul adored his cats and dogs as well as raising goats, turkeys, rabbits ... You name it! He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church in David, Ky.
Paul will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife, Marcia, of Warsaw; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; daughter, Melissa (Chandler) Chapman, of Atwood; son, Paul Shepherd Jr., of Columbia City; daughter, Amy (David) Elliott, of Warsaw; son, Scott Conley (Melissa), of Florida; and a brother, Bob (Sheryl) Shepherd, of Prestonsburg, Ky.
He was preceded in passing by parents, a grandson, two daughters, a son, two sisters and two brothers.
All services will be private.
The family kindly request the memorial donations to Animal Welfare League, 1048 S. 325 E., Pierceton, IN 46562.
To sign the guestbook or send a condolence to the family, please visit www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.


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