Ethan Alexander Shepard, 16 months, of Grantsboro, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
A private memorial service was held Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel, Alliance, with the Rev. Scott Fitzgerald officiating.
He is survived by his parents, Brian and Brittany Burtis Shepard of Grantsboro; maternal grandparents, Bill and Kay Doty of Havelock, and Sam and Margie Burtis of Grifton; maternal great-grandmother, Kirsta Trehern and husband Bill of Havelock; paternal grandparents, Brian and Charlotte Shepard of Arapahoe; and paternal great-grandmother, Linda Johnson of New Bern.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bryant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 99, Alliance, NC 28509.