Sr.Harold Shepherd Sr., 79, journeyed home on Saturday, July 7, 2012.He was born Oct. 15, 1932 in Chattanooga. He was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church. He received his early education in the Chattanooga Public Schools and graduated from Howard High School in 1950. Harold attended Tennessee A&I State University where he was initiated into of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He served in the United States Air Force and was employed by TVA. Harold was a member of Esquire Social Club.He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Moragne Shepherd; father, Beck Shepherd and brother, Rufus Shepherd.Harold leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife for over 52 years, Clara; two sons, Harold Jr. (Barbara), of Chattanooga and Edward (Angela), of Antioch, Calif.; sister, Geraldine Shepherd, of Chattanooga; 11 grandchildren; nephews, cousins and many friends.The funeral will be held at noon Thursday, July 12, 2012 at New Covenant Fellowship Church located at 1321 North Moore Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411.Interment in National Cemetery.The body will lie in state after noon today. The Omega services of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will be at 5 p.m. The family will receive friends on from 6 to 7 p.m. today, July 11, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home.