Curtis Bryant Sheppard, 86 years old, of Trenton, FL, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at UF Health Shands in Gainesville, FL. He was born to parents George and Pearl Bryant Sheppard in Trenton, FL on June 14, 1932 and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Sheppard proudly served his country in the US Army and retired as a Fireman for the City of Gainesville. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Trenton.
Mr. Sheppard is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Rebecca Sheppard and his daughter, Lisa Sheppard. He is survived by his daughters, Teresa (David) Deaderick of Bradenton, FL, Marsha (Tommy) Permenter of Ocala, FL and Mariam (Todd) Newton of Trenton, FL; sister, Margaret Peadon of Tampa, FL; brother, Bill (Nancy) Sheppard of Gainesville, FL and grandchildren, Christy (Alan) LaFleur, Sam (Rachel) Deaderick, Joshua Deaderick, Annah Newton, Will Newton and Kasey Permenter.
Funeral Services for Mr. Sheppard will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Greg Douglas officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.