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John Willard Shedd

March 26, 1925 June 13, 2018
John Willard Shedd
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CHAPEL HILL: John Willard Shedd, 93, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at his home in Chapel Hill. He was born in Evanston, IL to the late Jarvis Augustus Shedd and Dorothy Willard Shedd.

Mr. Shedd was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Shedd is survived by his wife, Flora Shedd; sons, John Philip Shedd, David Willard Shedd; step-sons, Quintin Garrett (Kathy), Logan Garrett (Lauren); step-daughters, Tiffany Davis (Randy), Georgia O’Neal; grandchildren, Tyler Shedd (Katrina), Katie Jimenez (Oved), Sarah Shedd; step-grandchildren, Jordan, Valerie, Lane, Justin, Mason, Garrett, Bill and Tofino; and 6 great-grandchildren.

The funeral for our beloved in Christ, John Shedd, will be on Monday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m. at Church of the Holy Family in Chapel Hill. Interment of ashes will follow in the columbarium, as will a reception in the parish hall. Rest eternal grant until John, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon him.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the UNC Hospice: P.O. Box 1077 Pittsboro, NC 27312 or The Nature Conservancy: Attn: Treasury, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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