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Robert Earl “Bob” Shepard, Jr

  • Birth 31 Jan 1944 Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 15 Sep 2010 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot SECTION CBJ ROW 5 SITE 16
  • Memorial ID 62007375

Bob was born in Painesville, Ohio, a fifth generation Shepard born there. He graduated from Harvey High School in 1962, spent one year at Kent State University. He married and divorced Karen Hopkins, enlisted in the Navy in 1966 and spent a year in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 as a HM2 Corpsman, 1st Med Bat 1st Marine Division, FMF.

Bob was a successful business man in San Diego and married Deborah C. Kyle. They were married for 17 years and had a daughter, Nicole.

Bob traveled extensively throughout the country after his divorce from Deborah. He suffered from a heart condition and in 2003 he met his 3rd wife, Nancy and they were married in 2009 in San Diego, CA with his daughter as a witness. At that time he and Nancy were living in Lake Havasu City, AZ.

He was a champion of all veterans and had started a PTSD website to put veterans in contact with those that could help them. He was also very active on the internet during the 2010 Arizona elections, hosting a small home-based radio station.

He passed away as a result of complications from a medical procedure. His wife and sister-in-law were at his bedside when he passed away.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Stapleton, of Anacortes, WA., a daughter, Nicole Shepard of San Diego, a sister Sandra Jackson of Paineseville, OH and numerous nephews and cousins.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Robert E. Shepard, Sr. and mother Sarah Mae (Barnhouse) Shepard, both of Painesville, OH. along with many aunts and uncles.


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Gravesite Details Bob was a Find A Grave Contributor. You may find his contributor page at Bob's contributor page
  • Created by: Bob and Nan at Digital Magic Photography
  • Added: 22 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62007375
  • Jane Stacy Eubanks
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Earl “Bob” Shepard, Jr (31 Jan 1944–15 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62007375, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bob and Nan at Digital Magic Photography (contributor 46960951) .