Shephard, Clifford William

August 12, 1942 ~ September 9, 2023

SHEPHARD, Clifford William “Bill” – Passed away at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Saturday, September 9, 2023. Beloved husband of the late Bonnie Shephard (2018) for 49 years. Loving father to Denise (Patrick) Eastcott-Wilbur, Kim Shephard, Karen (Bill) Shephard and Susan (Calvin) Shephard-Shipman. Grandfather of Kyle, Tanner, Summer, Keisha, Kristen, Christopher, Courtney, Brittany, Tiffany, Madison, and several great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Dona (late Bernard) Lajoie. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Clifford and Harriett Shephard. Bill worked as a boilermaker and on drilling rigs for several years and he was an avid deer hunter with his nephews.

Cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at Steadman Brothers Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Alzheimer Society ( or the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation, Wallaceburg Site (




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  1. I am so sorry for your loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with all family and friends in this difficult time.

  2. Our sincerest condolences Denise and family. Your journey with out your Dad will be a difficult one. Hugs from Skip Grace and especially Eric 🙏🙏❤️