In Memory of



Obituary for Derrick Shepard

Derrick Shepard of Boston, Mass. was born on June 13th, 1985 until his sudden passing Friday, January 27th 2023.

The youngest child of Carolina and Elton Shepard Sr. Derrick was a huge fan of wrestling and video games. He was also a fixture at the Roxbury library or any library that was open because he loved to read. He was a graduate of Dorchester High School, the class of 2002, but most importantly he was a great father who loved taking pictures of his son and his achievements. That’s where he showed the true meaning of being a father with his actions with his son which will be missed.

Derrick is preceded in death by his older brother Eric Mccray Shepard his grandparents Anna Brown, Jacob “Shot” Brown and his beloved “Nana” Alice Sheppard.

Derrick leaves behind to always remember and cherish his memory, his only child Derrick Shepard Jr., his parents, Mr. Elton Shepard and Carolina Shepard, his siblings, Carolena Sheppard and brother Elton Shepard Jr., he also leaves behind four nieces, A'myah, Lenaia, Erica and Makayla Shepard and two nephews, My’Quan and My’Kell Shepard all of Boston, Mass., a loving grandfather Mr. Hosea Williams of Jason, NC and a host of cousins and friends, aunts & uncles.

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