Charles A. Shepherd, Jr.
September 9, 1946-July 3, 2017
Charles A. Shepherd, Jr., age 70, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Wilmington on September 9, 1946, he was a son of the late Charles A. and Alice (Franks) Shepherd, Sr. Charlie graduated from Salesianum School in 1964 and later joined the Army National Guard. He made his career as an owner and operator of CMS Supply Company in New Castle, retiring after 22+ years of service. Charlie was an avid Salesianum and Notre Dame sports fan.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Joan Morris and Charlene Shepherd. Charlie is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Ruth Ann (Glanden) Shepherd; sons, Charles A. Shepherd, III (Christine) and Michael P. Shepherd (Deanna), both of New Castle; sister, Barbara Crothers of North East, MD; and many nieces and nephews.
Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Salesianum School, 1801 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19802 or to Seasons Hospice of Delaware, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.