Murnal ‘Butch’ Shepherd

Nashville, Indiana native, Murnal “Butch” Ellis Shepherd, 92, of Columbus, died at 1:13 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his residence.

Survivors include his sons, Dennis W. Shepherd of Carmel, Jerry L. (Jayne) of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Timothy A. (Tammy) Shepherd of Commisky; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen (Marsh) Shepherd; and daughter-in-law, Patricia Ann Shepherd.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home, 4205 W. Jonathan Moore Pike in Columbus, with Pastor Gordon Tilley officiating.

Family and friends can call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 1, and from 9 a.m. prior to the service May 2 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in Duncan Cemetery, Brown County, with military honors conducted by the Brown County Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions can be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.