Kenneth Craig Shepardson, 62, passed away at Merit Health Central on January 22, 2020. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. A long-time resident of Jackson, Mr. Shepardson was born to Kenneth C. Shepardson and Martha Patterson Chan on June 29, 1957 in New Orleans, La. He was a veteran of the Marine Special Forces and was vice president of Wesson Lumber Company in Jackson. Ken loved bowling, fishing, and being outdoors. He never met a stranger and enjoyed helping others. He was a member of the Episcopalian faith. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of twenty-six years, Esther Crowley Shepardson; sisters, Dianna Hawkins of Texas and Barbara Jones of California; and a host of friends.