Thomas Carl Shepherd, 69, of Newcomerstown passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, at his residence.

He was born March 22, 1949 in Tuscarawas County to the late E. Carl and Mary E. (Horsfall) Shepherd. He was a 1967 graduate of Newcomerstown High School. He was a U.S. Vietnam Army veteran from March 11, 1969 to March 2, 1971. He was employed at Newcomerstown Schools as a janitor/maintenance man for over 20 years and a bus driver for 40 years. He attended Isleta United Methodist Church and was a member of the Goldwing Chapter.

On March 9, 1969, he married Marcia (Edwards) Shepherd who survives. He is also survived by his two sons, Jason (Joanna) Shepherd of Conesville and Jerry (Erica) Shepherd of Milton, FL; three grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, and Christopher; two sisters, Betty Cutshall of Newcomerstown and Jean (John) Zimmerman of Uhrichsville; and two brothers, Robert (Theresa) Shepherd and Joseph (Karen) Shepherd all of Newcomerstown.

He was preceded in death by one grandchild, Tyler; and his brother, Richard Shepherd.

Memorial services were to be Monday, May 7, at noon at Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown with Pastor Dan Eggan officiating. Interment was to follow at West Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was to be 10 a.m. to noon onMonday at the funeral home. Military service were to be conducted by the Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Isleta United Methodist Church 58608 Coshocton Co. Rd. 9, Newcomerstown OH 43832. Online condolences may be made at