Arthur Clifford “AC” Sheppard, age 80 of Lithonia, Georgia entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Born on Sunday, December 1, 1940, son of the late Wesley and Sue Thompson Sheppard. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Paul Sheppard.

Mr. Sheppard was the owner and operator of AC Sheppard Hauling. He loved his classic cars and enjoyed trips to Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Surviving is his wife Debbie Warbington Sheppard of Lithonia, Georgia, son Arthur Sheppard Jr. of Eatonton, Georgia, brother, Andy (Sarah) Sheppard of Social Circle, Georgia; Sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws Diane (Pat) Gill, and Linda (Jimmie) Rogers of Oxford, Georgia; brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, Tommy (Susan) Warbington of Dacula, Georgia, Lamar (Cathy) Warbington of Conyers, Georgia. Survivors also include many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel with Allen Swink officiating, interment will follow in the Melwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel on Wednesday June 2, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that contributions be made to the LifeLine Animal Project 3180 Presidential Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30340.

The funeral procession will include a classic car lineup leaving Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 3, 2021. All owners of classic cars are asked to attend the Celebration of Life for Mr. Sheppard.

Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083 770-469-9811

Arthur Clifford "AC" Sheppard Celebration of Life Live Stream from Essence of Life Video on Vimeo.


Visitation: June 2, 2021 4:00 pm - June 2, 2021 8:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Celebration of Life: June 3, 2021 1:00 pm - June 3, 2021 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Interment: June 3, 2021 2:30 pm - June 3, 2021 3:00 pm

Melwood Cemetery
5170 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


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  1. CandleImageCan not believe he is gone… I will miss my buddy so much.
    I loved him, there’s not another one like him.

  2. We are so sorry to learn of Arthur’s passing. Please accept our sincere, heartfelt condolences for your loss. Gloria & Ronnie Burroughs

  3. CandleImageAC provided services to my small company for the last 11 years. I will miss his sharp wit, humor, and drive. May he rest in peace.

  4. Arthur taught me significant life lessons at a time in my life I needed them most. I’m going to dearly miss my friend.

  5. CandleImageDebbie our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, May God give you the strength and peace you need at this moment.

  6. CandleImageArthur was ex father in law. He was always so good to me. I will never forget his kind soul and sweet smile. May God give comfort and peace. Kathy

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