Donald Adams Shepherd, 59, of Durham, NC. passed away peacefully at UNC Hospice House surrounded by his family, on Thursday May 12th. 2022 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Donald was born in Durham, NC. on Sept. 20, 1962 to Nancy Oakley Shepherd and the late Cleveland Adams Shepherd. He was a 1980 graduate of Jordan High School . Donald had been employed for many years in the grocery business. Donald was also predeceased by his twin brother David Cleveland Shepherd. He is survived by his mother, his sister Gayle Shepherd Harrison of Raleigh, his uncle William M. Oakley Jr. of Durham, NC. and numerous cousins. Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday May 18th. at 2:00 pm. at Maplewood Cemetery, Section 4, Visitation will be from 1:30 pm. to 2:00 pm.at the graveside.