Rodney Sheppard (LANGLEY, S.C.)

LANGLEY, S.C. - Entered into rest on Friday, January 26, 2007, Mr. Rodney Sheppard, 74, of 48 Pelzer Street, Langley, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife Mrs. Carolyn Mitchell Sheppard and a son, Mr. Wayne Sheppard. Surviving is a son, Barry Sheppard, Beech Island, SC; a daughter, Patsy Randall and her husband Kenneth, Langley, SC; a brother, Bill Sheppard, Johnston, SC; a sister, Mary Lou Ennis, Beech Island, SC; a devoted sister-in-law, Jackie Blackwell; seven grandchildren: Missy Sheppard, Jennifer Sheppard New, Jessica Sheppard, Keith Sheppard, Stacy Sheppard, Tiffany Sheppard and Brianna Sheppard; and eight great grandchildren, Isabella Sheppard, Alex Sheppard, Kenneth Sheppard, K.C. Sheppard, Alicia Sheppard and Ethan, Evan and Aden New. Mr. Sheppard was born in New Holland, SC to the late Isaac and Mattie Woods Sheppard. He retired from Graniteville Company's Vaucluse division with 37 years of service. Mr. Sheppard was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Clearwater Lighthouse Church. Funeral services will be Monday at 3 o'clock in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dewayne Atkinson, Johnny Mason, Ray Richardson, Shawn Mikell, Randy Gregg and B. J. Eubanks. Friends may call on Sunday evening from 6 until 9 at Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Hwy. No. 1, Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-January 28, 2007