In Memoriam

Andrew “Andy” Shepherd of Blackstone, Va., passed away January 17, 2020. Andy served as both a Director and a former Chairman of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative. Andy will be dearly missed. He worked tirelessly to improve the life of others around him and for them to prosper in the tobacco farming community. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Blackstone Youth Recreation Association, P.O. Box 421, Blackstone, Va. Online condolences may be made at www.clarkefh.com.

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