Funeral services for Leonard E. Shepardson, age 60 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Dan Melchior officiating. Mr. Shepardson passed away Tuesday at Huntsville Hospital.
A native of Topeka, KS, Mr. Shepardson was the son of the late Ben and Esther Mlynek, a former employee of Copperweld and a member of the Pentacostal Church.
Survivors include his wife Linn Ziemer Shepardson of Fayetteville, children Dare Ziemer of Fayetteville, Stephenie Shepardson of Fayetteville, Wally Shepardson and wife Jessica of Vanntown, Preston Ziemer and wife Edie of Faytteville, Tieranny Shepardson of Fayetteville, Tristian Shepardson of Fayetteville and Timothy Patterson of Fayetteville, grandchildren Brittany Sierra and Isabella Shepardson and John Patterson, two great-grandchildren Avi-Mae Shepardson and Reagan Ziemer, three sisters Katrina Shepardson, Leann Kroft and husband Norman, Kelly Shepardson Cook and husband Bill, brother Karl Shepardson,and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Shepardson was preceded in death by a sister Allison McClure Bean.
Visitation with the family will be Friday evening 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.