Johnny Ray Shepherd, 72, of Archdale passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at High Point Medical Center. Johnny was born June 26, 1947, in Wilkes County to Harlie C. and Della Stamper Shepherd.

He was owner of J.R. Shepherd Electrical Repair. Johnny enjoyed playing the guitar and the harmonica, fishing and his performance cars. He especially loved spending time with his family.

Mr. Shepherd was preceded in death by his father and his mother, Della Stamper Shepherd Frazier.

Surviving are his son, Brian Shepherd and spouse, Melissa, of Thomasville; his grandchildren, Blake and Luke Shepherd, both of Thomasville; a brother, Buster Shepherd and spouse, Peggy, of Jamestown; and a sister, Marie Shepherd Fite and spouse, Bobby, of Flint, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Miller Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Gene Shepherd officiating. Burial will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1 until 2 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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