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Jimmy Ray Shipley

January 6, 1961 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 60)


Jimmy Ray Shipley passed away December 24, 2021 at Parkridge Main in Chattanooga Tennessee.  He attended Community Holiness Church in Sale Creek and was of the Church of God faith.  Jimmy loved his goats, they brought him so much joy.  He also enjoyed working on his rental properties, going to cattle and horse sales, going on car rides and spending time with family. 

He is preceded in death by his best friend and son-in-law Michael Oldham, stepmom; Magilene “Tood” Shipley, sisters; Wanda and Brenda Shipley and Kathleen Clipne

Jimmy is survived by his wife Rhonda Defore Shipley, parents; Jack and Sue Shipley, daughter; Wendy Oldham of Dayton, sister; Linda Kaylor of Graysville, brothers; Ricky and Kenneth Shipley both of  Sale Creek, Danny Shipley of Dayton and Andy Swanner of Dayton, grandchildren; Bradley Shipley who he also considered a son, Madison and Makayla Oldham, two bonus granddaughters Malloree Orick and Allie Orick, special niece; Brittany Orick and several other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service is planned for Wednesday December 29,2021 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Brother Nathan Eustice officiating. Interment will be at Shipley May Cemetery in Sale Creek. The family will receive friends on Tuesday December 28, 2021 from 3:00-9:00 PM.



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December 28, 2021

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, Inc.
1670 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321-1130

Funeral Service
December 29, 2021

2:00 PM
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, Inc.
1670 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321-1130

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