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Tyler Owen Sheppard

February 7, 1995 — January 26, 2024

Harrisonville, Missouri

Tyler Owen Sheppard

Tyler Owen Sheppard, 28 years old, passed away unexpectedly January 26, 2024. He was born February 7, 1995 in Denver, Colorado. He resided in Harrisonville, Missouri for four years. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him. He is survived by his mother, Jean Edwards, his father Bruce Sheppard and wife Kim Sheppard, his sister Brianne Radford, Aunt Jane Whitney and cousins; Jess, Kristen, Megan of Ct., Justin and Bryan of Colorado. He is also remembered by his childhood friend, Kavish Heidary of Olathe, Kansas. 

Tyler struggled with mental illness for most of his life. Over this past year Tyler found joy in life through exercising and eating a healthy diet. He often ride his bike during the warmer months. 

He found enjoyment in teaching himself different languages. He mastered Spanish and Russian. He loved Indian food, especially Tikka Masala. He had a great sense of humor and intellect. 

In high school he became an "Honor Grad" in the Young Marines. It was a dream of his to join the Marines. 

Dickey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A private Celebration of Life Service will be held. There will be no visitation. The family is requesting donations to NAMI.org in lieu of flowers. 


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