Funeral services for Lloyd Shepherd will be held Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at St. John Divine Baptist Church in Heflin. Interment will follow at Moore Cemetery in Dubberly.
Visitation will be held today (Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012) until 7 p.m. at Benevolent Funeral Home.
Bro. Lloyd Shepherd was born Nov. 24, 1952 to J.D. Shepherd and Eunice Germany. He departed this life Dec. 13, 2012. Lloyd accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Mt. Elam Baptist Church.
Lloyd was a graduate of Central High School in 1970, attended Southern University and soon after joined the United States Air Force.
He lived in Berkley, California for many years before moving back to Louisiana.
He was employed by Penton Trucking Company, Blazer Construction Company, Davison Trucking Company and LDI Trucking Company.
He is preceded in death by his father, J. D. Shepherd and brother, Perry Lee Solomon.
Lloyd leaves to cherish his memories his loving parents, Willie, Sr. and Eunice Solomon of Heflin; a dearest friend, Deloris Brown of Houston, Texas; four brothers, Willie, Jr. of Lorain, Ohio, Lawrence (Bessie) of Missouri City, Texas, Harvey of Beaumont, Texas and Paul of Heflin; two sisters, Brenda (David) Willis and Vernell Germany of Heflin; great-aunt, Mrs. Ora Hicks; 10 nieces, two nephews, six great-nieces, three great-nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.