James Roger Shepherd

November 06, 1952 – May 09, 2022

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Obituary For James Roger Shepherd

Mr. James Roger Shepherd, age 69 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, May 9, 2022. He was born November 06, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia. The son of the late Mr. Claude N. Shepherd and the late Mrs. Mildred G. Hulsey.
Mr. Shepherd enjoyed hunting, shot gun sports, motorcycle trips and spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Shepherd is preceded in death by his sister, Gail Harp; grandson-in-law, Zachary Wolfe.
He is survived by his wife Carmen Shepherd; his son and daughter-in-law James and Christi Shepherd; sister, Claudette Atcheson; his three grandchildren Michelle Patterson, Sydney Shepherd and Gillian Shepherd.
Mr. Shepherd’s wish was to be cremated and the family will have a service at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Pancan.org in honor of Mr. Shepherd.
A visitation will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services of Douglasville is in charge of arrangements.

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  • 05/14/2022

    Dessa and family, I love y’all and are in my prayers. I’m blessed to have become part of this family and will remember all the good times we had. I’m so thankful Kaylee and I came up last Aug and spent time with you and Roger. We love y’all ❤️

  • 05/12/2022

    A better friend and wingman could never be had. Roger was generous, courteous and always ready to lend a hand. If there was ever a need for assistance, ideas or just a hand….WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Roger He will be missed

  • 05/11/2022

    Roger will always be remembered at 7pm when I call Dessa at supper time. She chose wisely when she chose him to be her husband. He was loved by many . It is so nice to know that he went to heaven although we were not ready to let him go. The only thing is we know he is no longer in pain. Rest In Peace Roger. You will truly be missed. We will take care of Carmen or our sister Dessa.

  • 05/10/2022

    So sorry to hear of this.

  • 05/10/2022

    I knew Roger from his time at the railroad. One of the nicest guys I knew. A true gentleman and scholar. Our sympathies to the family. He will be missed.

  • 05/10/2022

    We will always cherish and remember all the good times we shared with y’all when Ron was stationed in Warner Robbins. Jimmy was just a little boy. Spending time with y’all is what made us decide to have a baby and start our family. We loved you then and we love you now. Roger was an amazing man, full of fun and laughter. He will be missed by all. We will keep you and your precious family in our thoughts and prayers. We are so deeply sorry. We send our love and comfort. Love you always, Ron and Kay

  • 05/10/2022

    There are so many memories to share it can’t be condensed into a paragraph! Some of my closest friends ever. Love you Carmen my friend and my buddy Rodger. Love you so much will be there soon as you want me! Love!🥰 One trip we left heading to food hah Phone was in pack well somehow not zipped well I swear not my fault! It fell out and went past Roger’s head. He would never let me forget it. We had so much fun as friends/ family! The best! He reminded me of that just a couple weeks ago. Love Karen and Sid

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