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 Jean Parker Shepherd

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Jean Parker Shepherd

  • Birth 26 Jul 1921 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 16 Oct 1999 Sanibel, Lee County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: His ashes were scatted over the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Memorial ID 18065346

American radio and TV personality, writer and actor who was often referred to by the nickname Shep. Raised in Hammond, Indiana, he was a veteran of the army signal corps In the 1950 he began his career as a radio personality, known for his stories of his youth, commenting on current affairs, and performing silly songs. During his 22 years at WOR-AM in New York, he also broadcast live night club acts from the Limelight in Greenwich Village. He is best known as the co-author of "A Christmas Story" and the grown-up voice of Ralphie. In 2005 he was posthumously inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame.

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Gravesite Details His WOR radio programs can be heard on "".

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Parker Shepherd (26 Jul 1921–16 Oct 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18065346, ; Maintained by Freebell (contributor 46503294) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a His ashes were scatted over the Atlantic Ocean..