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Claude Shipman

Claude Robert Shipman, 92, of 889 Fleming Mill Road and husband of the late Audrey Smith Shipman, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at his home.Born in Woodruff, SC he was a son of the late Boney and Minnie Grumbles Shipman. A U.S. Army Veteran of WW II, Mr. Shipman retired from J.P. Stevens after forty-three years of service. He was a lifetime member of Lucas Avenue Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School Treasurer and Superintendent for many years. He was also a member of Rossie Walker Masonic Lodge #354.He is survived by: a daughter, Dorothy "Dottie" Lida (Robert) of Laurens; daughter-in-law, Susan Shipman of Laurens; sister, Shelba Jean Shipman Alexander of Laurens; sister-in-law, Loretta Shipman of Laurens; grandchildren, Robert Wayne Shipman, Jr., Pamela Doss (Don), Sherry Wardell (Barry), and Regina Gaines; great grandchildren, Jason Shipman, Katherine Crudge (Will), Tiffany Eanes (Chris), Barry Wardell, Jr. (Cortney), Meagan Watson, Claudia Watson, and Jackson Gaines; ten great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a son, Robert Wayne Shipman, Sr.; grandson, Claude Thomas "Tommy" Coln; sister, Margaret Shipman Honeycutt; and brothers, Dewitt, J.B., Terrell, and Franklin Shipman.Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Lucas Avenue Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Michael Post with burial in Forest Lawn East Cemetery with Masonic Rites and Military Honors.The family will be at their respective homes and will also receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.Memorials may be made to Lucas Avenue Baptist Church, 101 Lucas Avenue, Laurens, SC 29360 or to Hospice of Laurens County, P.O. Box 178, Clinton, SC 29325. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Claude Shipman please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn East Cemetery
Leesville Church Road
Laurens, SC, 29360

Visitation

AUG 29. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Lucas Avenue Baptist Church

101 Lucas Avenue

Laurens, SC

Service

AUG 29. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Lucas Avenue Baptist Church

101 Lucas Avenue

Laurens, SC


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Dottie and Family,Johnny and I are Praying that Our Lord will Continue to Comfort You All during this Time. Mr. Claude was a very "Special Man". His Legacy continues to live on through each of his Children and Grandchildren and the little ones. Dottie, stay close to Jesus and He will give You Strength for each and every day.Love YouIn ChristJohnny and Brenda (Hartline)Townsend

Brenda Townsend Aug 29 2018 12:00 AM

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A candle was lit in memory of Claude Shipman

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A candle was lit in memory of Claude Shipman

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