Robert E. Shepherd (Bud) of Redding, Calif. passed from us on May 25, 2018, at age 92, of long-term Parkinson. He leaves a wife of 66 years, Doris (Parker) Shepherd and three children, Michael of Dallas, Texas, Dorothy Sutton (John) of Redding; Victoria Shattuck (Jeff) also of Redding; brother Dave Shepherd of Yreka, Calif.; sister-in-law Nita Lasater of Texas and brother-in-law Joe Parker of Eureka, Calif.
Robert was preceded in death by parents James and Clara Shepherd of Blue Lake, sisters Rose Bates of Nevada, Priscella Crow of Chico, Dorothy Taylor (Cecil) of Eureka and brother Don Shepherd of Redding, Calif.
Robert graduated from Arcata High School in 1944. He then became a truck driver, which was his profession foi most of his life.
He spent the last 45 years working for Ladd Construction out of Redding.
Bud leaves many friends and loved ones.
He had a smile for all, was a good worker and a family provider.
We loved, and will miss him, for now.
A gathering to honor his life may be held at a later date.