Published in the Jacksonville Daily News from 12/14/2007 – 12/17/2007.
Maurice C. Shepard, 91, of Jacksonville, died Dec. 12, 2007, at Pitt Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired civil service microbiologist for the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Erika Shepard.
Survivors include his three daughters, Julia Shepard Friant of Jacksonville, and Jean Shepard and Evelyn Shepard, both of New York City, N.Y.; one sister, Miriam Shepard Peterson of St. Paul, Minn.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville.