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Robert Earl Shepard Jr.

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

Robert Earl Shepard Jr. (RJ), of Shawnee, died Wednesday, April 15, 2020. He was 25.

He was born Jan. 9, 1995. Shepard went to Shawnee High School and was an employee of The Shawnee News-Star, where he loved working in the mailroom. He looked at everyone he worked with as his family. He cared and loved all. 

He left this life and was welcomed to his new life by his father, his two sisters and three grandparents who preceded him in death.

He left behind his mother, Donna Shepard Nelson of Shawnee; his daughter, Sara Shepard of Colorado; two brothers, Clinton Shepard and Ethan Shepard of Shawnee and one niece and nephew of Shawnee.

A memorial service is pending and will be announced at a later date.