Paul Eugene Sheppard, 69, of Oneida, passed away January 11, 2014, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott in Oneida.

Born in Oneida, March 30, 1944, he was preceded in death by his parents, Millard (Buck) and Josephine Trammell Sheppard; and grandparents: L.H. and Florence Litton Sheppard, and McKinley and Florence Trammell.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his daughters: Norina Lynn Massengale and husband, Don, and Paula Annette Laxton and husband, Stevie; grandson, Dakota Massengale; sister, Anna Belle Jones; niece, Regina Cotton; special friend, David Strunk; and many other relatives.

Graveside service will be conducted on at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 19, at Litton Cemetery with Bro. Charlie Golden officiating. Music will be provided by the New Haven Quartet.

Jones & Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.