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Robert Eugene Shipley

October 18, 1937 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 83)


Mr. Robert Eugene Shipley, age 83, of Woodsboro, Maryland died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Maryland. 


Born October 18, 1937 near Taylorsville, Mr. Shipley was a son of the late Stuart Howard Shipley and the late Annie Florene Shipley (née Schellar). 


Mr. Shipley was a local farmer in Carroll and Frederick Counties. He enjoyed watching the horse races and spending time with his family. 


Survivors include the following children: Son Thomas Douglas and wife Pam Brown of Cascade, Daughter Martha Ann and husband Tim Longnecker of Woodsboro, Son Jeffrey and wife Melissa Brown of Union Bridge, Son Ronnie Shipley of Clear Spring, Daughter Lisa and husband Brian Hurley of Thurmont, and Daughter-in-law Judy Brown of Westminster; a  brother, Kenneth Shipley of Woodsboro; former wife Ella Lorraine Piles Shipley of Walkersville; 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and a niece and nephew. 


He was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Brown, Sr.; his brother, Millard and wife Elizabeth Shipley; his sister, Edna Shipley; and his brother, Raymond Shipley. 


Friends and family may call from 2 – 4 and 6 – 7 PM on Tuesday, June 15th at the Resthaven Funeral Home & Community Center, 9501 B Catoctin Mountain Hwy. in Frederick, MD, where a funeral service will begin at 7:00 PM on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. 


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Funeral Service
June 15, 2021

7:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
9501 Catoctin Mt. Hwy.
Frederick, Maryland 21701
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