WINTERS — Sim O’dell Sheppard, also known as Skip or Skippy, was called home to be with the Lord on July 20, 2018.

Our father was a hard working cowboy, with a huge heart and a one of kind personality, he was wild at heart and he is loved by many. You are our hero and we love you so very much and you will be missed so much. He had a great love for his family, friends and grandchildren. The lessons you have taught us will live on in us and your grandchildren.

Skip was preceded in death by his mother, Jo Olive Hancock; stepfather, Carl Hancock; his father, Ross Sheppard; and his sister that he loved dearly, LaRoss Hunt.

His life will live on through his four daughters and their families: Sandy Sheppard, Lew and Angela Kennedy, Dana Jeffcoat and Ryan Clarke, Brandi Sheppard and Buck Campbell; and six grandchildren: Tyler Sheppard, Sierra Campbell, Dayton Yarbrough, Laurel Kennedy, Jaylie Jeffcoat and Dakota Jeffcoat; as well as all his cousins and friends that are also family.

Visitation was held Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Winters Funeral Home.

Memorial services were held Monday, July 23 at Winters Funeral Home.