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KENNETH J. "KEN" SHEPHERD

August 11, 1975 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 46)

Obituary

Kenneth J. “Ken” Shepherd, 46, of Piqua, passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 12, 2021. He was born August 11, 1975 in Bellefontaine to the late John L. “Shep” Shepherd and Sandra (Garner) Craig who resides in Arcadia, Florida.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Tiffany N. Zell, of nearly 22 years. They were married in Hocking Hills November 21, 1999. He is also survived by his two sons, Reggie and Porter, both at home; five siblings, Jeffery Adams of Russell’s Point, Alisa (Marek) Jazier of Hilliard, Tom (Malia) Hughes of West Liberty, Roger (Maggie) Shepherd of Marysville and Ashley Shepherd of Bellefontaine; several brothers and sisters-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

Ken was a family man. He was a phenomenal chef who enjoyed cooking for his family. He loved music in all forms, from collecting vinyl, to serenading his loved ones with his wonderful voice and guitar skills. He enjoyed traveling with his family, camping, hiking, spending as much time outdoors as possible and working with his hands and remodeling homes. Ken was a 1994 graduate of Bellefontaine High School. He worked in the foundry of Tool & Technology in Ft. Loramie for over twenty years. He had recently realized his dream of starting a business with his wife, RPS Ventures, and becoming a general contractor. Above all, he adored his loving wife and partner and the family they created. He was a dedicated husband and father who always put his family first. He will be sorely missed by his loving family and friends.

A service to honor his life will begin at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Hickernell officiating. Visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Educational Trust of Reggie and Porter, c/o Holly Munz, 455 County Rd. 5 North, Zanesfield, OH 43360. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 18, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Celebration of Life
Friday
November 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Donations

Educational Trust of Reggie & Porter
C/O Holly Munz 455 County Rd. 5 North, Zanesfield OH 43360

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