Lennell Sheheard, Sr., 72, died on May 30, 2012 at a local hospital.
He was a graduate of Howard High School. He was the son of Lena Igo and Roosevelt Shepheard.
He is survived by four sons, Lennell, Jr., Lennell, III, Lydell and Jamason Shepheard; three daughters, Mary, Lena and Terra Shepheard; ex-wife, Mary McSears; sister, Floria Shepheard; grandchildren, Kareeceeslia, Christopher, Anthony, Matthew and Andrew; four great-grandchildren; nephews, Michael, Reginald Woodly and Reginald Lovelace; nieces, Towona Woodly and Audrea Jones; and seven cousins.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, in the chapel with burial at Ruth Cofer Cemetery at 11 a.m.
The body will lie in state after noon on Monday, June 4, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.