American Veteran 09

Joshua David Shepard

February 10, 1981 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 41)

Obituary

Joshua David Shepard

February 10, 1981

March 14, 2022

Sierra Vista-Joshua David Shepard, 41, of Sierra Vista died Monday, March 14, 2022 in Sierra Vista.

Joshua, son of Daniel K. and Kelly L. (Cummings) Shepard was born in Torrance, California on February 10, 1981. He was raised in Rancho Cucamonga, California and graduated from Alta Loma High School. Joshua enjoyed participating with his dad in Goju-Ryu and received a brown belt. 

Joshua served his country with the United States Marines during the Iraqi War and attained the rank of Sergeant.

Joshua has resided in Sierra Vista for the past 15 years and was in the RCIA program at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church.

In addition to his parents, Joshua is survived by his wife of 18 years, Sujey R. (Alfaro) Shepard; four children, Gabriel R. Shepard, Aspen E. Shepard, Peyton E. Shepard, and Daniel L. Shepard; his maternal grandmother Sharon Cummings; and his best friend, Christopher R. Byrd.

Visiting Hours for Joshua will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 2 to 5 pm with the Recitation of the Rosary at 4:30 pm at the Hatfield Funeral Home, 830 South Highway 92, Sierra Vista. Family and friends are asked to meet on Monday afternoon, March 21, 2022 at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 800 Taylor Drive, Sierra Vista, for the Mass of Christian Burial for Joshua at 2:00 pm.

Burial will be private. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hatfield Funeral Home
830 South Highway 92
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
March 20, 2022

4:30 PM
Hatfield Funeral Home
830 South Highway 92
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
March 21, 2022

2:00 PM
St. Andrew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church (Taylor Drive)

Military Honors
Monday
March 21, 2022

3:00 PM
St. Andrew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church (Taylor Drive)

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