Roger R. Shipley
Roger R. Shipley
  • July 30, 1933 - January 2, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Springfield IL- Roger R. Shipley, 83, of Springfield, passed away in the Emergency Room of Memorial Medical Center, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 at 10:22 am.
He was born in Smiths Grove, KY, July 30, 1933 the son of Calvin and Lois Hunt Shipley. His parents, a daughter, Lisa Shipley and his step-father, Holman Majors preceded him in death.
He married Marilyn J. James in 1952 and she survives. He is also survived by his children: Scott Shipley and Tara Shipley, both of Springfield, Clay (wife Jennifer) Shipley of Mohomet, IL, and Scenna Shipley of Portland, OR. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, his brother, Mark Komnick of Springfield, and several cousins.
Roger owned and operated IE Consultants, Inc. (formerly known as MTA, Inc.) for many years, retiring in 2014. He was a member of the Route 66 Jet Clubs and was an expert RC jet pilot. He was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church.
Cremation Rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory. Private family services will be held. A Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Laurel United Methodist Church.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West 544-5424.