Jimmie Lee Shipley
Jimmie Lee Shipley
  • January 7, 1962 - September 26, 2017
  • Kennesaw, Georgia

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Mr. Jimmie Lee Shipley, age 55, of Kennesaw, GA, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Mr. Shipley was born on January 7, 1962 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a son to Woodrow Wilson Shipley and Hettie Shipley Rodriguez.
Jimmie spent majority living here in the Cobb County area. His working career was spent as a truck driver for several different lumber trucking companies, with majority of his career with Williams Brothers Trucking. Jimmie was an avid Nascar fan, he favorite driver was the great, Dale Earnhardt Sr. and later, of course, Dale Earnhardt Jr. His family meant everything to him and he especially loved being a grandfather to his four precious grandchildren. Jimmie was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend; he will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jimmie is preceded in death by his father, Mr. Woodrow Wilson Shipley. He is survived by his loving wife, Paula Shipley; his mother and step-father, Hettie Rodriguez and Albert J. Rodriguez; two children Jimmy Lake Shipley, wife Kristin, of Acworth, GA., and Jessie Shipley of Dallas, GA; a brother, Mike Shipley of Kennesaw, GA; four grandchildren, Autumn Orengo, Malina Shipley, Micah Orengo, Gavin Shipley, and Morgan Mayo; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.
A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Jimmie Shipley will be held at four o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with Mike McLaughlin officiating.
A visitation with the family will take place from one o'clock in the afternoon until the time of service on Tuesday, October 5, 2017 at the funeral home.
Please visit www.winkenhoferpineridgefuneralhome.com to share memories and leave condolences with the family.
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmie Lee Shipley have been entrusted to the care of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw, GA 30152.