James Edward Shepherd, loving father of Casey (Mollie) Shepherd and Brittnie Shepherd. Caring grandfather of Brenna Shepherd, Brooks Shepherd and Sirius Hagemann. Brother of Billy Shepherd, Renee Shepherd and Bobby Chinn. Also survived by his extended family Danny and Jamie Ford, Christy Jones, Tonya Wells, Kenneth Ford and Matt Bradford. Preceded in death by his parents William Harold Shepherd and Freddie Joyce Chinn and his siblings Lajuana Hillard and David Shepherd. James worked for many years at Don Snider Roofing. A memorial visitation will be held Friday, December 29, 2023, at Freedom Church 3755 Cornell Rd. Sharonville, OH 45241 from 4 p.m. until a Celebration of Life Service at 5 p.m. Immediately following the service there will be a fellowship gathering with refreshments and food at the church.