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S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
Friday June 11th, 2021
1:00pm - 4:30pm

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Interment following funeral service

Snow Hill Cemetery
Saturday June 12th, 2021

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Funeral Service

St. Peter FWB Church
Saturday June 12th, 2021

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Rayford Boyd Shepard

S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home Staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

Rayford Shepard, 82, of Snow Hill, NC, " Jason Community" died on Monday, May 31, 2021, at UNC Wayne Health Care. A viewing will be held on Friday, June 11, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. There will be a wake one hour before the service. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at  2:00 PM at St. Peter FWB Church. Pastor William Thomas will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Snow Hill Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Shepard, Snow Hill, NC, son, Jerry Shepard, Flordia, daughters, Monica Harris, Norfork, VA, Shelia Williams, Norfork, VA, Laura Sanders, Bronx, NY, sisters, Laura Elliott, Snow Hill, NC, and Mandy Marie Shepard, Snow Hill, NC.

Floral arrangements and condolences may be sent from our website to the Shepard Family. Please keep the Shepard Family in your thoughts and prayers.

Service of comfort by S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill.

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My condolences to the family.

Michelle A.Giles Jun 13 2021 12:00 AM

From Lucille Wooten-Ward Family - Aunt Shirley our prayers are with you and the Family. Uncle Ray will be missed and remember GOD knows best. "Weeping may endure for a night, but JOY comes in the morning...Psalm 30:5" Alvin & Sarita Ward

Alvin & Sarita Ward Jun 10 2021 12:00 AM

Mr. Shepard was a hoot!! I loved waiting on him when he came to the insurance office. He will most surely be missed!! Even when he was grumpy he made my day and left me with a smile. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. God bless you all..

Angie (Nationwide) Jun 7 2021 12:00 AM

Condolences to the Shepard Family. I worked with Rayford for years at Alliance One in Farmville. May God continue to bless all of you during the loss of your loved one.

S. Early Jun 7 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rayford Shepard

Margaret Lindsey & Family Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in remembrance

The Family of the late Mary Shepard Joyner and family

Lenwood Fields and The Joyner family Jun 2 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rayford Shepard

Lemmie and Sue C Smith Jun 1 2021 12:00 AM