Rev. Charles Hal Shipley, age 88, of Murray, Kentucky, died Monday, January 23, 2023, at Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.
Rev. Shipley was born on November 16, 1934, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Eugene Daniel Shipley and Myrtleene Cunningham Shipley. He was a retired minister who started his ministry in 1955 and continued preaching and ministering to others for the remaining sixty-seven years of his life. Rev. Shipley was a member of the Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Jean Ezell Shipley; his daughter, Crista Lynn Shipley, and his brother Eugene Daniel Shipley, Jr.
Survivors include his daughter, Karen Langford and husband Tim of Hickman, Kentucky; son, Kenneth Shipley and wife Martha of Cadiz, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Emily Reidford and husband Derek of Wadesville, Indiana, Ellen Donaldson and husband Graham of Princeton, Kentucky, Sarah Utley and husband Caleb of Dixon, Kentucky, Andrea Marsh and husband Allen of Black, Alabama, Mary Evelyn Goodman and husband Clay of Murray, Kentucky, Amy Cox and husband Grant of Louisville, Kentucky; as well as eight great-grandchildren, Elijah and Isaac Reidford, Rosy, Lucy, and Clara Goodman, and Cierra, Davida, and Austin Marsh.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2023, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Rev. Glenn Armstrong, Rev. Gary Vacca, and Dr. Allen Marsh officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2023, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, PO Box 1950, Clarksburg, Maryland 20871-1950.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com