Dewey V. Shepherd - Friday, June 16, 2017

Obit – Dewey V. Shepherd Dewey Vincent Shepherd was born February 18,1919 in Leavenworth, Kansas to Willie and Henrietta (King( Shepherd. Dewey was educated in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Dewey worked as a butcher for Wilson and Swift Packing Companies. He also drove cab for Consolidated Cab Company in Kansas City, Mo. Later in 1961 Dewey moved to California where he lived and worked until he moved to Las Vegas, NV.in1991 In 2004 Dewey returned to Kansas City, Kansas where he lived until he departed this life June 16,2017. He is survived by 2 sons, John Brown, Kansas City, MO. Jeffery Shepherd, Lakewood, CA., 2 daughters, Vernita Straws, Kansas City, Kansas, Dianne Reeves, Kansas City, MO. 1Nephew Eugene McDonald, St. Louis< MO., 15 grandchildren, 37 Great Grandchildren, 9 Great-Great- Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Dewey loved traveling with the ladies of 59 Plus throughout different states. He loved to bowl, play golf and play cards. Pops will truly be missed. We give reverence to the dead through service to the living.