Sam Kaye Shipley, 66, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007 at his residence.
Born Feb. 27, 1941, in Monroe County, he was the son of Willard and Mary M. (Sherfield) Shipley.
She was a retired mechanic and gunsmith and was a member of Ellettsville Eagles Aerie.
Survivors include his wife, Becky (Goodmon) Shipley; two daughters, B.K. Shipley of Bloomington, and Melissa Hall, of Newberry; two sons, Robert Shipley and Kevin Shipley, both of Bloomfield; three step-sons, Chuck Wiley of Whitehall, John Wiley of Bloomington, and Steven Wiley of Bedford; eleven grandchildren, Nick, Justin, Zachary, Dustin, Jessica, Joseph, Bradley, Hannah, Charles, Ailish and Hailey; three brothers, Clyde Shipley of Tucson, Ariz., Robert Shipley of Bloomfield, and Fred Shipley of Stanford.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Bill Shipley and Christy Shipley; and one granddaughter, Dawnette Shipley.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel in Bloomington with Pastor Jim Severne officiating.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until services Tuesday at the funeral home. A memorial bike ride will be held immediately following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Center in the care of the mortuary.