Wednesday March 2, 2016 from 11AM to 1 PM
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 1 PM
Jimmie Gay Shipman
Jimmie Gay Shipman, age 72, of Buckhannon, WV died Saturday, February 27, 2016 at his home. He was born March 25, 1943 in Queens, WV, a son of the late Floy G. and Hilda V. Light Shipman. On December 29, 1969 he married Wilma Tenney who preceded him in death on December 13, 2006. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill and Michael Ford and infant brother, Gary Arnold Shipman. Surviving are six daughters, Amy Kelley and husband Gregory and Wilma Hoover and husband Brian all of Tallmansville, WV, Hilda Shipman and Roby Teter of Elkins, WV, Holly McVay and husband Nick of French Creek, WV, Connie Lee and husband Robert of Marlinton, WV and Cathy York and husband Ben of Boone, NC; one son, Gary Landis and wife Jennifer of Warren, OH; seventeen grandchildren and five great grandchildren; his companion, Reta Riley of Buckhannon; five brothers, Rick Ford and wife Britt of Richmond, VA, Delmas Shipman and wife Keri of Bruceton Mills, WV; Don Shipman and wife Divetta of Saint Mary’s, WV; Carroll Shipman and wife Sue of MD and Steve Shipman of Queens; one sister, Mary Tenney of Buckhannon; several nieces and nephews and many friends. Mr. Shipman was a Methodist by faith and a carpenter. He loved spending time with his family and being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Friends will be received Wednesday March 2, 2016 from 11AM to 1 PM at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral will follow at 1PM at the funeral home with the Rev. Brad Tenney officiating. Burial will follow in the Lanham Cemetery in Queens. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.