Obituary for Jim Shepherd
With heavy hearts the family announces the sudden passing of their beloved husband, father and grandad Jim Shepherd on Friday December 8th 2017 at the young age of 65. He is survived by his wife and best friend Marilyn (Bryce), his devoted son Steven (Julie, Cavan, Sam, Tatum) and his cherished daughter Lynne (Stu, Allie, Jack), his brother Bruce and sister-in-law Pat, sister Ann, and predeceased by his parents Jessie and Jim and Father-In-Law George and Mother-In-Law Jo.
Jim and Marilyn married in Dundee Scotland, which was his birthplace and where he enjoyed playing soccer and working but answered the call of many and moved to Canada to pursue his career as a semi-pro soccer player and forge a new life for his family.
He could not be more proud of his son, daughter and of all his grandchildren. He had a special bond & unique relationship with each of them.