C. Tom Shepard, 88, of Holts Summit, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at Osage Beach Rehab and Health Care. His wife, June Balzer survives at their home. Through two marriages, he was blessed with 13 children, 30 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. at Debo Funeral Home in Holts Summit on Wednesday, December 28, 2011. Interment with military honors will follow at Summit Memorial Park. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 27, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences can be sent by visiting www.debofuneralhome.com.