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Willie Ray Shipp, Taylor Co, KY (1932-2011)

He was a member of highly regarded Campbellsville, KY family and a life-long Taylor County farmer. He was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a U.S.Army veteran with service as a dozer and dirt pan instructor with the Army Corps of Engineers.
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Willie Ray Shipp, 78 of Campbellsville, KY, died at 7amET, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 12pm noon ET/11amCT, Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Brooks. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, West Main ST, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmET/4pmCT., Friday, March 25, 2011 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Andrew Bowen, Tommy Corbin, Terry Dudgeon, Chris Murphy, Edward Price, Michael Howard Price, and Kenneth Shipp.

Honorary pallbearers: Buddy Anderson, Larry Bennett, Robert Consier, Blake Corbin, Doug Graham, Jack Pike, Joe Rucker, and Jerry Williams.

Willie Ray Shipp, Taylor Co, KY (1932-2011)

Willie Ray Shipp of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late Raymond Shipp and Annie Hord Shipp. He was born in Taylor Co, KY, Friday, April 1, 1932. He died at Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 78 years, 11 months, and 22 days.

He was a farmer in Taylor County all his life.

He had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He served his country honorably in the United States Army, working as a dozer and dirt pan instructor with the Army Corps of Engineers.

He united in marriage to Kay Benningfield June 2, 1963. Besides his wife, Kay Shipp, he is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Louis Ray Shipp and David Glenn Shipp and wife, Janice of Campbellsville, KY

  • One granddaughter: Annie Kay Shipp

  • Two step grandchildren: Natalie Sallee and Andrew Bowen

  • One sister in law: Loenell Shipp of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by three brothers: Richard "Dick" Shipp, Glenwood Shipp, and one brother in infancy.The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Willie Ray Shipp, Taylor Co, KY (1932-2011)

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