Obituary For Ronald "Ron" Guy Shepherd

February 15, 1944 - December 4, 2018

Ronald "Ron" Guy Shepherd, 74, of 345 Daniel Adkins Street in Eden, passed away Tuesday evening, December 4, 2018, at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 3 PM on Friday, December 7, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Mark Agan officiating.  The family will receive friends prior to the service 2 - 2:45 pm and other times at the residence.  Following the service, the family will gather at the Morehead-Fair House for refreshments and fellowship.   Burial will take place at Overlook Cemetery at a later date.

Mr. Shepherd was born February 15, 1944 in Buckhannon, WV to the late Ancil and Ruth Hayes Shepherd.  He was a US Army National Guard veteran having served 6 years.  Ron was of the Baptist faith and was affiliated with Community Baptist Church.  He enjoyed fishing and even traveled to Canada to fish there.  He was an animal lover and advocate.  Ron was the owner and operator of Prostar Systems.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Cindy Shepherd of the home;  two children, Angie Plummer Birchett of Sanford and Michael Plummer of Lincolnton;  four grandchildren, Krystal Jordan and husband, Nick of Reidsville, Michael Lee Plummer and wife, Mandee of Reidsville, Brooke Charles and Jeremy Cobb of Ruffin, and Tyler Birchett of Charlotte;  seven great-grandchildren, Kirsten Cobb of Ruffin, Jace Plummer, Layla Jordan, Kylie Jordan, Blake Coffer and Kassidy Smith and Katie Jordan, all of Reidsville;  two sisters, Fran Anderson of Abingdon, VA and Betty Richardson of Bristol, TN;  several nieces and nephews;  and his furry forever-friend and companion, Abby

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill Shepherd and Paul Shepherd; sisters, Frieda Keene and Peggy Shepherd;  and his furry companion, Barney.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA  22215 or an online donation, in honor of his great-granddaughter, Kylie Jordan, may be made to the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation at www.oif.org 

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com