ALGER - Eugene Shepherd, 78, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 9:23 a.m., at his residence in Alger. He was born on Dec. 11, 1934, in Floyd County, Ky., to George and Lucie (Moore) Shepherd. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Cridersville. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, with Elder Fred Preston and Elder Denver Caudill officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, April 30, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, and until the time of service at the funeral home on Wednesday.