Paul Eric Shepard, 48 of Streator passed away Sunday (March 18th) at the OSF Center for Health, Streator.
Following cremation a private family service will be held. The Winterrowd Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Paul was born on October 31, 1969 in Streator to Karen Shepard.
He is survived by children Chance Lester, Patience and Jaden Shepard , his soul mate of 20 years Laurie Lester all of Streator. Also surviving is his mother Karen Baker of Tonica, brothers Roger Lee Baker Jr of Streator and Beau Baker of McNabb and a nephew Damien Shepard of Peru.
Paul is preceded in death by his step-father Roger Baker and a sister Heather Shepard.
He was employed at Hixon Lumber of Streator and was affiliated with the Central Church of Christ.
Paul enjoyed playing the guitar and watching the TV program Walking Dead.
Memorials may be made to his family.