On February 24, 1953, a baby was born in Crockett, TX, to Harry Shepherd, Sr., and Lemonell Peterson-Walker whom they named Arthur Shepherd. Arthur attended William High School. Early in life, he developed a love for cowboying and rodeos. He continued the cowboy lifestyle on 7J Ranch. He worked for Webco, North Cut and other jobs until his health began to fail him.
Mr. Shepherd resided at home with his family by his side. He passed on January 18, 2018, at ETMC in Tyler, TX.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lizzy Ann Peterson; and brother, Harry Shepherd, Jr. He leaves to cherish his precious memory, his sisters, Shirley Bradley of Dallas, TX, Annie Barnes (Jerry) of Trinity, TX, Maydella Walker of Crockett, TX, Arlene Nugent of Houston, TX, and Cynthia Owens (Willie) of Crockett, TX; brothers, Charlie (Linda) Walker of Lovelady, and Edgar (Mary) Walker of Lufkin, TX; aunt, Luanna Lewis of Trinity, TX; special children in his life, Felicia Frierson, Detria Frierson, and Marcus Hart; and special friends, Frank James, and Donald Neally.