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David Shepherd

May 6, 1939 - June 27, 2015


Passed away peacefully June 27, 2015 at the age of 76 years.  A resident of Abbotsford for the past 35 years, David was a long time employed in the auto sales profession and former sales manager at Murray GM.  He is survived by his wife Shirley, son Michael and daughter Julie all of Abbotsford; son James of London, England; sister Anne Weatherhead of Scotland and many other relatives and friends in business, on the golf course and playing pickle ball.  A celebration of David’s life will be held Saturday, July 18 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at The Phoenix Lounge, 33780 King Road, Abbotsford.  Please don’t wear black.    


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From: Janet Hutchinson
Relation: Friend

Dave you fought a hard battle for the last 18 months and now you are at peace and without pain. It was a pleasure knowing you and I will miss our games of pickle ball, your smile and your positive outlook on life. Thanks for introducing me to the sport.
Shirley Mike and Julie my heart goes out to you embrace your memories and know he will always be in your hearts. Janet

From: Jennifer Courtenay
Relation: Friend

I will always remember Dave for introducing me to Pickle Ball,he was such a kind man always smiling,he will be missed.

From: Ken Franz
Relation: Friend

Dave’s smile and positive spirit come to mind when thinking of this kind and gentle person. A great loss to his family, friends and Pickleball community, which he graciously served. Thanks for enriching our lives!

From: Vincent Lau
Relation: Nephew

Uncle David was a caring and extremely thoughtful man who loved his family very much. I have so much respect for him and he will certainly be missed.

I have made a donation to the Cancer Society of Canada in honor of my beloved uncle David.

My thoughts and prayers to Auntie Shirley, Michael, Julie and the rest of his family.

From: Brigitte
Relation: Friend

Dear Shirley, I only knew Dave for a short time while I volunteered at the BC Cancer Agency. What a wonderful, gentle and courageous man. I can see his smiling eyes as he spoke of you and told me how much he loved you. Sincere condolences, my thoughts are with you. Brigitte

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
July 18, 2015
Beginning at 2:00pm

The Phoenix Lounge
33780 King Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

33780 King Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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