Aaron Shepherd, 78, of Middlebourne, departed this life Saturday, October 22, 2016, in Sistersville General Hospital.
He was born March 20, 1938 in Tyler County, a son of the late John Sanford and Mae Dawson Shepherd.
Aaron had been a butcher at the former Smittle’s Meat Processing, Paden City. He was a Protestant.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Gene Shepherd; two sisters, Bernice Shepherd and Doris Wright.
Aaron is survived by two brothers, John Shepherd and his wife, Betty, and Jim Shepherd, all of Middlebourne; three sisters, Sue Owens, Norma Lemasters and Opal Billiter, all of Paden City; several nieces and nephews.
Family received friends Tuesday noon to 2 p.m., the time of the service, at Furbee Funeral Home, Middlebourne. Interment in Middlebourne Cemetery, Middlebourne.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.furbeefuneralhome.com.