SMITHVILLE, Ohio - Carl W. Shipley, 88, of Smithville, Ohio and formerly of Salem passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Wooster Community Hospital.
Carl was born in Guernsey County, Ohio on Nov. 21, 1924 the son of the late Clarence and Ava (Arnold) Shipley. He was a graduate of Madison High School class of 1942 and worked at U.S. Steel and also was a milk tester for several dairy farms. He attended the Winona United Methodist Church and was an avid Cleveland Indians baseball fan.
Survivors include his daughter Candy Anglan of Youngstown; two brothers, Robert Shipley of Antram, Ohio, and William Shipley of Fairview, Ohio; two sisters, Isabelle Buoni of Baltimore, Ohio, and Ada Folz of Kalamazoo, Mich.; three grandchildren and a special friend and caregiver Mary Martin of Smithville.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by four sisters, Janie Smylie, Ruth Anne Busche, Hazel Hope and Catherine Blamble; a brother, Harold Shipley; and two sons, Mark and Carl.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2012 at Brown Funeral Home in Salem. Visitation will be held at the funeral home the hour prior to the service. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Woodsdale Cemetery Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home in Salem.