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Mr. Arthur “Tot” Shepherd

Mr. Arthur “Tot” Shepherd passed away Tuesday.

He was born April 1, 1955, in LaGrange, Georgia, to the late Charlie Sheppherd and Ella Mae Denlaney.

For years, he worked as a handy man and provided lawn care.

Survivors include his children, Hattie Patterson (Rajerrick Price), Brian Patterson, and Omar (Marie) Harris; nine grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Ruthie Saleem, Candice Delaney; brothers-in-law, John Moton and George Rutledge; special cousin, Marshal Stinson; best friend, Nina Cotton Walker; special friend, Joan Presley; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

The service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church.

The family will be at their home at 515 Ware Street.

The excellent care of Mr. Shepherd is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.