Jacksonville – Percil “Dave” David Shepard Sr., 73, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.
A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, July 18, 2021 at the Shepard Family Cemetery on Dawson Cabin Road. The family will receive visitors the evening before on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville, NC from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Dave retired from MCCS after a successful career as a maintenance manager. He will be remembered for his shag dancing and carefree spirit. Most of all, he loved his boys.
Dave is survived by his children, DeLane Taylor (Billy), Donna Hosier (Billy Ray), and David Shepard Jr. (Holly); grandsons, Stephen (Kensi), Jeremiah (Heather), Paul, Jesse, and Toby; great-grandsons, Henry and Elliot; sister Bonnie Haller; and many nieces and nephews.
Percil is preceded in death by his parents, Percil Henry Shepard and Margaret King Shepard; and sister, Jane Wilkening.