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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Shepard, Lawrence




Lawrence “Larry” Prescott Shepard of Penn Hills, passed away at the age of 85, on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021. Beloved Husband for 62 years of Karleen (Schneider) Shepard. Loving Father of Lawrence A. Shepard and Cynthia (William) Krut. Grandfather of William (Emily) Krut, Michael Krut, and Jessica Krut. Great-Grandfather of William and Oliver Krut. Brother of Diane (Fredrick) Dickinson and the late James (surviving spouse, Karen) Shepard. He also loved his dog Joshua. A gifted and natural salesperson, Larry spent most of his career selling tobacco. Not only did he possess a lifelong passion for the game of Golf, but he enjoyed successes too. He twice caddied for Sam Sneed at the US Open, he had a hole-in-one at Oakmont East in 1987, and won 6th Place in the National Caddy Golf Tournament in 1953. Larry was also an Elks member and served in the U.S. Navy. When facing cancer, he displayed tremendous gratitude towards God for his life and his blessings – especially his beloved wife and family. Friends and relatives will be received on Friday, February 19, 2021 from 6-8 P.M. and the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. 421 Allegheny Ave, Oakmont, PA. Masks and social distancing are required and no more than 25 people may be in the funeral home at a time. The funeral service is at St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 10:30 A.M.  on Saturday, February 20, 2021, EVERYONE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in the Verona Cemetery, Oakmont. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Thomas Episcopal Church: 378 Delaware Ave, Oakmont, PA 15139.