Peter R. Shepherd, 66

Peter R. Shepherd, 66, of Wabash, passed away at 8:18 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born to William and Gielisa (Far) Shepherd on Feb. 14, 1956, in Frankfort, Germany.

Peter worked in production at GenCorp. in Wabash. He married Rita Hooks on February 4, 1983. She survives. He enjoyed motorcycles and watching Westerns.

Peter is survived by his wife Rita; three sons, Anthony (Crystal) of Clarksville, Tenn., Todd Shepherd of Pensacola, Fla., Jason Torres of Wabash; one daughter, Amy (Adam) Reahard; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carolyn (Steve) Rice of Lagro, and Patty (Donald) Dunphy of Urbana.

He is proceeded in death by his parents.

Per Peter’s wishes there will be no services.

McDonald Funeral Homes, Wabash Chapel, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, have been trusted with Peter Shepherd’s final arrangements.

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Posted on 2022 May 05