Herbert Shipley

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  • "A man to look up to and respect, A great leader and..."
    - Bob Thrasher
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    - Rev. Henry Schwarzmann
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Herbert R. Shipley, 89, of Westminster, died Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at home. Born October 14, 1926 in Carroll County he was the son of the late Harvey R. Shipley and Mamie Gist Shipley. Survived by his wife of 70 years, Ruth E. Poole Shipley. He was the owner of Shipley Transport which he founded in 1980. He was a truck driver all his life and actively supported the Maryland Motor Truck Assoc. He was an active and lifelong member of Deer Park United Methodist Church. He served on numerous committees and was a trustee on the building committee and cemetery board. He was active in the Shipley's of Maryland, lifelong Orioles fan and enjoyed going to games. He was a lifelong supporter of the Carroll County 4H Fair cake auction. Besides his wife he is survived by 3 children, Barbara S. Cober and husband Donald of Ellicott City, Raymond E. Shipley and wife Brenda K. of Westminster, Joyce E. Sanders and husband Jeff of Waynesboro, PA., brothers Floyd K. Shipley and wife Janice of Westminster, H. Larry Shipley and wife Barbara of Westminster and sister-in-law Meriam Shipley of Hampstead. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandson Scott E. Shipley and a brother Norman E. Shipley. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 25, 2015, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster and at the church on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Deer Park United Methodist Church, 2205 Sykesville Rd., Westminster, with his Pastor Rev. Pat Dols officiating. Interment will be in Deer Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Deer Park United Methodist Church, 2205 Sykesville Rd., Westminster, MD 21157 or Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times from Oct. 23 to Oct. 24, 2015
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