William Ernest (Wes) Shepman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 6, 1957. Wes, age 62, departed on August 9, 2019 and resided in Loganville, Georgia. Wes is survived by his wife, Karen Blair Shepman; daughter, Stephanie Anne Garmon; grandson, Zachary Thomas Allen Garmon; sister, Jenifer Goodman; nephew, Wiley Goodman; nephew, Austin Keeler; niece, Dixie Stile; and nephew, Allen Blair. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.

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  1. Wes was a wonderful man, neighbor, and friend. Ill be forever grateful he took me and Tuck under his wing when I moved in next door as a single mom – he was always there for us, and with a smile. And, I will treasure the handmade pieces of pottery he gave me many years ago even more than I already do. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Karen and Stephanie. He loved you both so much. Jas and I will miss him dearly.
    Love, Jason and Shannon

  2. I only knew Wes a short while but he made a positive impact on my life and I consider him a good friend. We miss him dearly.

  3. I considered Wes one of the truly genuine people I had the fortune and pleasure to work with. He will be sadly missed by all of us that got to know him over the years. From all of us at Terex Simplicity, we are so sorry for your loss.

  4. I worked with Wes through Terex Cedarapids and I will miss speaking him at least once a week or 3 times a day. He always put a smile on my face with his whit and kindness. He will be missed dearly by all of us. Our prayers are with his family.

  5. I was fortunate to know Wes for a few short years and will remember him as a great person and friend who always put others first. Missing him already. From the ME Elemetal team, we are so very sorry for your loss.

  6. I will miss speaking with Wes at least one a week or 3 times a day. He always put a smile on my face with his whit and kindness. He will be deeply missed by all of us at Terex Cedarapids. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  7. Wonderful man. I worked with Wes many times over the years mostly through correspondence. I did have the pleasure of working with him a few times where we would ride around and visit some of his customers and help them get equipment back up and running. We’ll miss working with him and he’ll be in our prayers.

  8. Wes was definitely one of a kind.
    I had the privilege of knowing Wes for several years thru the mining industry. Through his visits overt the years we developed a friendship that I will always treasure. He will be truly missed at Junction City Mining. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family as you go thru this difficult time.

  9. We at Maya Enterprises send our heartfelt condolences. We have worked with Wes for the last several years and have come to know him as a great guy and business partner. He will be missed.

  10. I knew Wes for over twenty years. I work for Blount springs material and he sold me a lot of parts and equipment through the years. He would make the long journey over to Alabama and we would sit and talk for over an hour sometimes. We would talk about work and family and what was going on in the world that day. He was a great friend and he will be missed. Love and prayers to the family.

  11. Wes, I am fortunate person to have you be my friend so many years ! I miss you buddy, please watch over us.

  12. I’ve known Wes since he was fourteen. He was a good friend and will be missed. Wishing his family peace and comfort.

  13. Karen, Thank you for sharing Wes with us over the years. I sure will miss his quick wit and humor. Wishing you all peace, prayers and love.

  14. I had the privilege of knowing Wes for more than 20 years all that were a blessing. He was the most laid back guy with a kind heart and smile. Always willing to help and keeping it real! I have several pieces of pottery he made and every time I look at it I will forever remember him. He always thought I was a crazy cat lady I’m sure!! I’m so sorry for your loss Karen and family. He will be greatly missed!

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