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Steven Shipley

Steven Ray Shipley

Wednesday July 22, 1953 - Tuesday March 10, 2020
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Obituary

Steven “Steve” Ray Shipley, 66, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Steven was born on Wednesday, July 22, 1953, in Rockford, Illinois, to Ray Lloyd and Ruby Jewel Richmond Shipley.

Steven was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, brother-in-law, son-in-law, uncle, neighbor, and friend. He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church, in Pocahontas.

Steven is preceded in death by his parents, Ray Lloyd and Ruby Jewel Richmond Shipley; sister, Marilyn Jo Shipley; mother-in-law, Pauline Walker; sister-in-law, Katherine Walker; and brother-in-law, James Carroll.

Steven is survived by his wife, Helen Louise Walker Shipley, of the home; son, Jason (Katrina Snow) Shipley, of Pocahontas; brother, Alan (Michelle) Shipley, of Pocahontas; sisters, Brenda Carroll, of Maynard, and Patsy (Billy Mack) Jones, of Smithville; and grandchildren, Jalyn Shipley, Addison Shipley, and Amelia “Millie” Richey.

All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Steven’s funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm, on Friday, March 13, 2020; Nelson Henderson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery, in Pocahontas.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Will Walker, Sam Walker, Chris Hoggard, Rex Jones, Billy Jones, and Allen Thielemier. Steven’s granddaughters, Jalyn Shipley, Addison Shipley, and Amelia “Millie” Richey will serve as honorary pallbearers.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday March 12, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday March 12, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    Address
    2803 Hwy 67 S.
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
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  • Service

    Friday March 13, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Friday March 13, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    Address
    2803 Hwy 67 S.
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
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    Officiant
    Nelson Henderson
  • Interment

    Location
    Randolph Memorial Gardens
    Address
    POCAHONTAS, AR
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Bryan,Tonya and Cole Johnson

Posted at 06:35pm
We are so very sorry for your loss. Steve was such a fantastic and funny guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tonya,Bryan and Cole Johnson
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David Ragan

Posted at 12:47pm
On behalf of the Pocahontas High School Class of 1972, I wish to extend condolences to the family of Steve Shipley. He will always be in our thoughts as a valued member of our class.
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Posted at 10:26am
Thinking of you and always praying.
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With love and hugs, Margo

Posted at 10:16am
Sweet girls, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
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