Thomas E. Shepard, Jr., 53, of 915 Dutchman Dr., Chippewa Falls, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012 suddenly at his residence as a result of a heart attack.
He was born July 11, 1959 in Rockford, Ill., the son of Thomas E. and Sylvia (Clark) Shepard, Sr.
Tom worked the last 4 years at TTM where he worked as a drill operator.
He is survived by three sons, Charles Shepard of Cadott, Sean and Samuel Shepard both of Chippewa Falls; one daughter, Stacey (Peter) King of Chippewa Falls; his parents both of Cadott; two brothers, Dan Shepard of Pomona, Calif. and Kenneth Shepard of Kansas City, Kan.; five sisters, Colleen Sue (Robert) Boettcher of Eau Claire, Tracy Crawford of Chippewa Falls, Cathy (Joel) Malison of Cadott, Candice (Terry) Scheidecker of Jim Falls and Skye (Mike) Burlum of Cadott; and one grandson, Wyatt King; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Tom was preceded in death by his step mother, Carol Shepard; and one sister, Patty Kelch.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, December 29 at Crossroads Church in Chippewa Falls. Interment will be Brooklawn Cemetery in the town of Sigel in Cadott at a later date.
Friends may call two hours before the time of services on Saturday, December 29 at Crossroads Church in Chippewa Falls.
DUE TO FAMILY ALLERGIES THE FAMILY REQUESTS NO CARNATIONS BE SENT.
Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls is in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.horanfuneralhome.com