Jerry Richard Shepherd, 68, of Owensboro, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 23, 1950, in Utica to the late Joe Lambert and Reva Shepherd Pagan. Jerry retired from Whirlpool Corp. and enjoyed hunting and playing poker.

Jerry is survived by a son, Johnathon "Big John" Shepherd Sr.; grandchildren Keely Creager, Elizabeth Morris, Jesse Morris, Johnathon Wayne Shepherd Jr., Mason James Shepherd and Journey Elizabeth Shepherd; great-grandchildren Xavier Binns, Aleena Binns and Kingston Davidson; a sister, Charlotte Spade; a brother, Randall Pagan; and ex-wife Brenda Shepherd.

Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial follows in Bethabara Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and after noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfunealhome.com.