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Saturday, December 3, 2016

WA/DL Capt. Thomas E. Sheppard

Update with service arrangements:

On Sunday, December 4, 2016 4:02 PM, glen sheppard <shepgt62@yahoo.com> wrote:

Here is link to dad's Facebook memorial. 

We are planning an on line memorial service for dad, noon Pacific time from this facebook site, Saturday, December 10.  We invite you to join us to celebrate his life.

Just login to watch the live service with his family, or it can be viewed anytime after that date.

Please pass on service time to all you can.

Glen Sheppard
Son of Tom Sheppard

WA/DL Captain Thomas E. Sheppard
August 19, 1938 ~ December 2, 2016


News has reached us with the passing of retired Western/Delta pilot Captain Thomas E. Sheppard, age 76.  Captain Sheppard had suffered these past months with cancer complications.  Captain Sheppard joined Western Airlines 06-20-1966 and retired with Delta Air Lines, based 030/SLC.  He is survived by his wife Gail plus many dear friends and colleagues.  As was Captain Sheppard’s wishes, there will be no formal services. 
Personal condolences may be sent to the Sheppard family at
2025 Horse Prairie Road, Reno  NV 89521-4353.
Should we receive further information we will be sure to pass it along.
            Thank you,
                ~ Carol for the PCN 
From: Dick Deeds [mailto:dickdeeds@pacbell.net] Sent: Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:19 PM  Subject: Passing of WAL/DAL Captain Tom Sheppard
It is with a broken heart that I have to announce the passing of my best friend, Captain Tom Sheppard at 3 AM, 12/2/16.
I talked with his wife Gail this morning and she said that Tom did not want any services.
Condolences can be sent to:
Gail Sheppard
2025 Horse Prairie Rd.
Reno, NV 89521
-----Original Message-----
From: Dick Deeds Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2016 3:17 PM Subject: Tom Sheppard
I just had a phone call from my good friend Tom Sheppard. He has been
back in the hospital and received the worse news. The doctors told him
that he has terminal cancer. He is being release from the hospital next
Monday and will receive what the doctors think he as for time left.
His info is:
Tom Sheppard
2025 Horse Prairie Rd.
Reno, NV 89521
We have been personal friends for many years and this is with great
sadness that I pass along this info.
-----Original Message-----
From: Dick Deeds Sent: Friday, January 29, 2016 7:36 PM Subject: Tom Sheppard 
Tom had bladder cancer and went to MD Anderson in Houston Where the
removed his bladder on Tuesday.  I talked with him briefly on the phone
today and he is in a lot of pain, but would appreciate some encouraging
emails. His email is:
I don't have his new address yet in Reno but will get it next week I'll
publish is cell when he is out of the high pain regime.

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