David G. Shephard, 78, of Rome, passed away on January 31, 2018 at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born in Westernville on August 4, 1939. In February of 1964 he was united in marriage to Donna Armstrong.
Dave worked several years for the Oneida County Highway Department before retiring to spend more time with his family.
He loved to be outdoors hunting or fishing. He also enjoyed traveling with his wife, playing the lottery and he was always there to hold the fort wherever we were.
Surviving besides his loving wife Donna are a daughter, Tammy House of Sylvan Beach; two sons, Scott (Mary) Shephard of Blossvale and Bryan Shephard of Rome; a sister, Joanne Shephard of Maine; a brother, Sonny Shephard of Florida; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Luella Luczynski, and a brother Paul Shephard.
Family and friends are invited to call at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, on Saturday from 1-3 p.m.
You may light a candle, send a message of sympathy, and read the obituary at www.nunnandharper.com.