Raymond G. Sheppard, 72, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Born on January 26, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois he was the son of Milton and Nora (Cade) Sheppard. After high school Raymond proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.
While working at Akers Fiberglass in Bremen he met the love of his life Pam Morgan and they were married in Pam’s grandparent’s house by her uncle on November 20, 1976.
Raymond was the owner of the Bear’s Den Sport’s Bar for 25 years. As you can tell by the name of the establishment, he was a diehard Chicago Bear’s fan. In fact, his cars were even decked out with the team’s colors. A man with endless friend’s that never knew a stranger as his kindness extended to help out other’s if they were in need. He absolutely loved his family from his children to the grandchildren and the great-great’s. Raymond enjoyed golfing with his brother’s and sister whenever he had the time.
He is survived by his wife Pam of Argos; son John Sheppard of Argos; daughter Dee (A.J.) Sheppard-Campbell of Leiter’s Ford; grandchildren: Kaylee (Jason) Aukerman-Scott, Mackenzie (Tyler) Goodrich, Megan Sheppard, Cody Wireman; great-grandchildren: Hadley Scott, Blake Scott, Waylon Goodrich, Sterling Goodrich; siblings: Suzie Johnson of Walkerton; Frank (Vanessa) Sheppard of NY; Sally (Doug) Rhoads; Joe (Shelley) Sheppard of Plymouth; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Bob Sheppard, Beefy Sheppard, Bill Sheppard; and sister Darlene Smith.
A celebration of life will take place at a later date.