Bruce Leroy Shepherd

Allee Holman Howe Funeral Home

Bruce Leroy Shepherd

Bruce Leroy Shepherd, son of the late George and Helen (Cavnas) Shepherd was born July 1, 1935 in Linn Creek, Missouri. He departed his life at his home in Sunrise Beach, Missouri, on June 10, 2021, at the age of eighty-five years.

Bruce was preceded in passing by his parents, George and Helen Shepherd; his wife, Twilla (Frederick) Shepherd; brothers, Jack and Louis Shepherd; sisters, Lilly Grahm, Dolly Snellings, Betty Burch; and his brothers-in-law, Jack Grahm, Elde Snellings, and Warren Burch.

He is survived by his children, Vicky Robertson, Jonathon Shepherd, Cole Shepherd, Delton (Jake) Shepherd, Molly Winn, Helen (Tish) Gregory; a brother Johnny Shepherd; a sister, Ruby Shepherd; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members, who will all truly miss him.

Together Bruce and Twilla shared more than sixty-seven years of marriage. He loved to play his musical instruments and to sing. His favorite moments were spending time with his family and friends.

Per Bruce's wishes, no formal services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of the Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton, Missouri. Online condolences may be made at

Posted online on June 11, 2021