Lewisburg-Roger Lee Sheppard, 75, passed Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.
Roger was born June 24, 1945, at Richlands, VA, and was the son of the late Charles William and Mamie Charlene Auxier Sheppard.
Roger had worked at WV DOH. He retired after 25 years with the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department and was the Sheriff of Greenbrier County for four years. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, camper, golfer and shooter, having won several Practical Police Combat Championships including the Governor’s Top Twenty twice.
In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by brother, Pete Sheppard.
Surviving Roger are his wife of 53 years, Margie Johnson Sheppard and her mother, Armella Johnson; sons, Jeff (Melanie) Sheppard, Scott (Shannan) Sheppard and Brian (Marsha) Sheppard; grandchildren, Tierra, Brett, Garrett, Brodey, Cortland, Dwain, Carli, Caden, Jayna, Janson, Hunter and Fisher Sheppard; great-grandchildren, Paisley, Harper, Landon, Bristol, Jodie and Dallas Sheppard; sister, Sandy Sheppard; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be on Wednesday July 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
A private graveside service will be held at the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Pastor Mark Shafer officiating.
Strict Covid-19 restrictions will be enforced.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com