Floyd Shipley

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Floyd Kenneth Shipley, Sr., 89, of Westminster, MD passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Longview Healthcare Center in Manchester, MD, surrounded by his loving Family. Born September 4, 1928 in Smallwood, MD, he was the son of the late Harvey R. and Mamie (Gist) Shipley. He was the devoted husband of Janice (Hiner) Shipley, to whom he was married for 65 years. Floyd was a truck driver and first worked in the family business, Harvey R. Shipley and Sons Trucking in Finksburg. He became the owner and operator of Jano Trucking in Silver Run. He loved driving and working in the business. Floyd was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of The Maryland Motor Trucks Association and The Church of the Open Door. Surviving, in addition to his beloved wife Janice, are daughters, Karen Jenkins of Westminster, Connie Taylor and husband Jay of Hebron, MD, and Pamela Poole and husband John of Middletown, MD; son, Floyd K. Shipley, Jr. and fiancée, Christine Beaumont of Hampton, PA; brother, H. Larry Shipley and wife Barb of Westminster; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Gary L. Shipley, and brothers, Herbert and Norman Shipley. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, 91 Willis Street, Westminster, MD with Floyd's son-in-law, Pastor John Poole, officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , VARO Federal Building, 31 Hopkins Plaza, Rm 1229, Baltimore, MD, 21201. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at WWW.MYERSDURBORAWFH.COM.

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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Nov. 7, 2017
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