Clifford Shepherd Of Alameda, SK., and Naples, Florida passed away on Nov 3, 2017 after a long battle with Heart Disease, Osteoporosis and Cancer.
Clifford was born in Alameda, SK., on Aug 3, 1927 to Victor and Irma (Knebush) Shepherd. He attended school in the Alameda area and University in Saskatoon. While working for Farm Credit Canada in Meadow Lake, SK., he met the love of his life. He married Marcile Wigton on July 15, 1963 in Meadow Lake, SK.
They later moved back to Alameda and farmed, he working in Carnduff for CCIL and they moved there in 1975. In 1980 they moved to Florida with the three youngest children. Where they lived til 1992 when they retired and became snowbirds. Returning to the Prairies in summer and Florida in winter. They both loved the over twenty years journeying back and forth.
Cliff was a farmer at heart, and an avid woodworker, golfer, curler, expert snooker and bridge player. In his later years he drove a bus for the elderly and disabled while in Florida for the winter months.
Cliff lived a great long life filled with love of his family and good times. He was always ready with a story of farm life or his adventures of his youth.
Cliff was preceded in death by his wife Marcile in 2016, his parents and sisters Doreen and Joyce. Cliff is survived by his brother Garth (Susan) Shepherd. Daughters Evelyn (Bob) Lochart, Calla (Tom) Leon, sons Aaron (Karen) Shepherd, Mark (Ginger) Shepherd. Grandchildren, Tracey (Lindsay) Gibson, Becky Walker, Luke (Crystal) Lochart, Katy Shepherd, Christopher (Brittany) Shepherd, Gregory (Leah) Shepherd, Patrick, William, Carolyn and Michael Leon, Sean and Ian Shepherd and Great Grandchildren Danielle, Dawn, Bryce Gibson, Jordan and Baylee Walker, Megan and Kole Lochart, James and Blake Shepherd.
A grave side memorial service will be held next July in Alameda, SK.