Gordon L. Shepherd, 87, Brookings, died Dec. 4, 2001, at Curry Good Samaritan Center of natural causes.

He was born July 2, 1914, in Portland to Lyman and Pearl Shepherd.

He grew up in Oregon and moved to Brookings in 1993. He married his wife, Nancy, on Aug. 8, 1949, in Carson City, Nev.

Mr. Shepherd worked at Lockheed Missile and Space. He retired in 1986.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Jeannine Paul of North Carolina; son-in-law, Charles Paul of North Carolina; sister, Virginia Berman of California; daughter, Theresa Shepherd of Washington, and three cousins.

Services will be today (Dec. 8) at Port Orford Cemetery. Litty Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

Remembrances and donations may be made to Hospice, Curry Good Samaritan Center or the American Cancer Society.