Paul Everett Shipley, 87, of the Peytonsburg Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his residence, having attained the age of 87 years, 3 months and 27 days. He was born in Nashville, Indiana on Wednesday, May 7, 1930, the son of the late Jesse C. and Stella F. Swinney Shipley. He was a member of Burkesville Baptist Church and a truck driver.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Paulette Herald, his brothers, Jesse Shipley, William Shipley, his sisters, Mary Ann Burgdoefer, Rosalyn Daughtery, Lois McCoy, his granddaughters, Heather Herald and Brandi Shipley.
He is survived by his wife, Judith E. Shipley of Burkesville, whom he wed on Friday, April 29, 1977, his children, Loretta (Mike) Light of Spencer, Indiana, Cynthia (Keith) Harper of Greenville, Teresa (Jerry) Maners of Spencer, Indiana, Deanna (Jeff) New of Bloomington, Indiana, James (Linda) Shipley of Adger, Alabama, Thomas (Rhonda) Shipley of Bloomington, Indiana, step-sons, Travis (Linda) Gasper of Avon, Indiana, Michael Gasper of Covington, a step-daughter, Julie Hedger of Indianapolis, Indiana, 21 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Flanner Buchanan Funeral Home Floral Park, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Burial was in the Floral Park Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to The Burkesville Baptist Youth Ministries, Burkesville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 373, Burkesville, Kentucky. 42717
Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.norris-new.com.