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Earl Nelson Shepard, Jr.

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“Dear Cheryl, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dear brother. I met him when I first started volunteering with the horses. His sense...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“What a terrible loss. He was loved and respected by so many in CAP, and such a great sense of humor. One of the greatest. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Chris Raymond - Taunton, MA

“My condolences to you and your family Cheryl may your brother rest in peace in the arms of our Lord ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis Syriac - Chicopee, MA

“So sorry to hear that Earl is gone. Our deepest sympathy to you, Janet. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Martin and Antoinette Fischer - MA

“Janet, My heart goes out to you!! Earl was hands down one of THE best men I have ever known What a role model!! Lots of love from Massachusetts . ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Bethany Bruso - Chicopee, MA

“One of the best CAP personnel they ever had in Massachusetts. My condolences to Janet and the rest. Great guy. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ray Weber - West Springfield, MA

“So sad to hear. The Shepards were like second parents to me growing up. They helped make me the woman I am today. I will always love you both and you...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Stephanie Hurley - Northbridge, MA

“So sorry for the loss of such an awesome guy. I can remember the first time I met LTC Shepard. He taught me how to be a great radio operator with in...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Stonebarger - Anderson, IN

“Bill and I are so sorry to hear of Earls passing. I will always remember his sense of humor and positive outlook. He was an awesome human being and...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Lynne Putney - Burlington, MA

“My sincerest condolences to the family. LtCol Shepard and I had connected via Facebook and I will miss him. He was a great man whom I had some good...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Krista Morisen - Liberty, IN

“I'm very sorry for Earl's passing. He was a good friend and mentor. Kevin StuartLt Col, CAPMSgt, USAF (Retired) ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin Stuart - VT


Earl was born on March 13, 1939 and passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Earl was a resident of North Carolina.

He served in the Civil Air Patrol for 54 years.

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