JOHN RINGO SHEPHERD, SR., age 59 of Paducah, KY, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2021 at his home after suffering with COPD. . He was born in Cincinnati, OH on December 13, 1961; the son of the late Jack Estell Shepherd and Catherine Joyce Langston Johnson.
He was a commercial painter.
He is survived by: Mother, Catherine Johnson of Clanton; Son, John R. Shepherd, Jr. of Paducah, KY; Son, Joshua Shepherd of California; Grandson, Jaden R. Shepherd of AL; Brother, John W. (Amy) Johnson, Jr. of Birmingham; His true love, Pamela Shepherd of Paducah, KY; and many nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.
He is preceded in death by: Father, Jack Estell Shepherd; Brother, Andy “Wayne” Shepherd; and Brother, Jim A. Shepherd.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11:00am from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton with Rev. J. Aaron Ellison officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Thorsby Memory Gardens in Thorsby, AL.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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