John Shepherd

Shepherd- Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Bluewater Health-Palliative Care Unit, Sarnia on Monday July 29, 2019. John David Shepherd, age 68 years of Corunna. Beloved husband of 27 years to Sue. Treasured father of Christine Shepherd of Corunna. Much loved brother of Margaret Ingram and her husband Bill of Scarborough. He was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Mildred Shepherd. John came to Corunna in 1992 to work at the Lambton Generating Station following which he began a successful career as the owner/operator of Shepherd Trucking Inc. for over 25 years. He was also a 30 year member of AA. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Friday August 2, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Deanna Gibson officiating. Cremation has already taken place. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society, Canadian Cancer Society or to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Messages and condolences may be left online @ Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Friday August 2, 2019 from 5-7 p.m.


Sarnia and District Humane Society Canadian Cancer Society Canadian Mental Health Association

Funeral Date

11:00 a.m. Saturday August 3, 2019.

7 thoughts on “John Shepherd”

  1. Lisa and Dan Bale

    Dear Sueann and Christine,

    We are so sorry for your loss. It breaks my heart that we won't be able to attend John's funeral memorial, as August 3rd is our wedding anniversary and Dan and I had made travel plans.

    You are in our thoughts and more significantly you are in our prayers, as God knows best the comforting you need. It may be understood that John's pains are all gone now, but the heart-break you must feel, none of us can truly comprehend if we are to be honest.

    Dan and I, along with your cousins Chris, Matt and Stephanie send our love and our hope of comfort.

    Now and Always,
    Your Cousins

  2. Sue, we send our condolences to you at this time. John was a real help and inspiration to us during our lives. Hugs and prayers to you and your family.

  3. Sue and Christina

    I am so deeply sorry to hear about John. Please know that I am thinking about you during this time of sadness

  4. Ron @ Cathy Callaghan

    So sorry for your loss, we didn`t know John was so ill again. The Higher Power must have needed a Trucker! He sure was a good friend!

  5. Larry & Milly Howes

    Larry knew John from when we lived in Corunna and Larry had his own truck. They, I guess, were trucker buddies. We were sad to hear of his passing at such an early age. Take care.

  6. Gord & Fran Holmes

    Sue: We are sending healing hugs to you and Christine during this difficult time. Sincerely, Gord & Fran.

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