Robert Parker Shepard

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Robert Parker Shepard, Jr., 92, of Chattanooga, passed away on November 17, 2022. Robert was born in December 1929. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kellogg Shepard; his daughter, Jane M. Shepard Dill Sells; his parents, Robert Parker Sr. and Mona Shepard; his brother, Benjamin Sanborn Shepard; and two sisters, Marjorie and Mona. Robert is survived by his daughter, Eleanor M. Shepard (Daniel S. Amick); his son, Rob Shepard; and his grandson, John R. Dill. Robert retired from the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission as Chief of Research after many years of service. He cherished his longtime choir membership with Pilgrim Church of Chattanooga. Therefore, a memorial service will be held at Pilgrim Church in the Spring of 2023 with details to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the conservation or environmental organization of your choice. Please visit to share condolences with the family. Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home – East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Rd., East Ridge, TN 37412.

Published November 27, 2022