Keith "Kelly" Lee Shipp, 76, of LaGrange, formerly of Campbellsville, died at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Shelbyville, Ky.
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Son of the late Claude Allison Shipp and Ada Emmons Pedigo Shipp Osborn, he was born May 7, 1937, in Taylor County.
He professed faith in Christ and attended Fisherville Church of Christ in Fisherville, Ky., and Bible Baptist Church in Campbellsville.
He was a life-long member of the National Rifle Association.
He was a retired hairdresser, farmer and businessman.
Survivors include a son, Keith Lee Shipp II and his wife, Tammy, of Conway, Ark.; a grandson, Mitchell Shipp of Conway, Ark.; a sister, Barbara Lackore and her husband, James, of LaGrange; a brother, George E. Shipp of Marysville, Ohio; four nephews, Shawn Troy Shipp, Kirk Allison Shipp, Jacque Shipp and Odgen Shipp; and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a nephew, Mitchum Kelly Shipp, on May 24, 2004.
Funeral was Saturday, May 11, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. The Rev. B.C. Gillispie officiated.
Burial was in Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on May 15, 2013