SHEPHERD, LEONARD A - Maricopa County, Arizona | LEONARD A SHEPHERD - Arizona Gravestone Photos


Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Maricopa County,

7900 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85207

B: 25 NOV 1921
D: 16 JAN 2011
89 years, 1 month, 22 days

1920 - 1972
Could not find an obituary for her.

His obituary reads: "Shepherd, Leonard DMV. Dr. Leonard Allen Shepherd passed away on January 16, 2011 in Chandler, Arizona after 89 years of dedication to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and to his family. Dr. Shepherd was born on November 25, 1921 to Wilbur and Minnie Shepherd in Whitley County Indiana. He served in WWII in the Philippines. He then graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Veterinary Medicine, and started his first practice in Kendallville IN, where he met and married Helen Fuller. In 1957 Dr. Shepherd moved his family to Arizona. For thirty years Leonard owned and practiced veterinary medicine at the Apache Junction Animal Hospital, which was the first veterinary clinic in the Apache Junction area. . In 1972, Helen passed away. He married Margaret Palmer in 1979 and relocated to the Birmingham/Trussville area of Alabama, where he lived for the next thirty years. In June 2009 due to health reasons Leonard moved back to AZ. He is preceded in death by his first wife Helen, his parents Wilbur and Minnie Shepherd, two brothers and four sisters. He is survived by his wife Margaret Palmer Shepherd, his sister Lena Fay Shepherd, daughters Sue (Boyd) Shepherd-Hitchcock, Cheryl (Art)Torgersen, sons David Shepherd and Timothy Shepherd, two grandsons, four granddaughters, seven great grandsons and one great granddaughter. Visitation will be held on Thursday January 20, from 6 to 8:00 PM at Falconer Funeral Home, 251 W Juniper Ave, Gilbert, AZ . Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 12:00 at Falconer Funeral Home. For additional information please visit Dr. Leonard's Book of Memories at Donations may be made to the Hospice of Arizona,, Gideons International P.O. Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214-800, or Frontiers P.O. Box 60730 Phx, AZ 85082. Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 20, 2011." -Courtesy of

This marker is located in Section C, Block 166, of the cemetery. CA

Contributed on 3/4/15 by thecaryn
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Record #: 95246

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Submitted: 3/4/15 • Approved: 3/8/15 • Last Updated: 3/8/15 • R95246-G95246

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