Jay M Shepherd, our loving father, uncle, grandpa, great-grandpa and friend returned to the love of his life on August 12, 2022 in Richfield. He was born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah on April 16,1931 to Marlin and Tina Shepherd. He married Jeannine Reynolds on June 30,1950. They were sealed as a family June 30,1964. She preceded him in death on February 21, 2016.
He is preceded in death by spouse, Jeannine; son, Michael; parents; brother, Doyce; sisters: Dorthy Blackham ( Ray), Connie Jensen (Jay); son-in-law, R. Wayne Larson; and grandchildren: Jason Larson and Jessica Shepherd.
His children are: Michael (Kathy), Kerry (Sondra), Russell (Rebecca), and Tammy Larson (Wayne). He had one living brother, Dick Shepherd (Marilyn); and one sister-in-law, Yvonne Childs. He has 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. And many others he considered his.
He was a long time Richfield resident who worked at Richfield Auto Parts and Cove Auto Body and Accessories. He retired in 1997.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 12:00 Noon in the Richfield 5th Ward Chapel, 800 North 500 East, where friends may call from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Mt Pleasant Cemetery at 3:00. Live streaming can be found below Jay's obituary. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com .
NOTE: Streaming is LIVE only --- can only be viewed during the service time