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Bobby J. Shipp

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Funeral services for Bobby J. Shipp, 86, of Commerce were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Commerce First Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Johnson and Bro. Roy Dittmar officiating.

Interment followed at Rosemound Cemetery with Chace Shipp, Jarrid Horton, Chris Black, Floyd Black, Chris Ehrlish and Randy Ashley serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Throgmorton and his Sunday school class.

Mr. Shipp died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Paris.

Bobby J. Shipp was born Oct. 2, 1927, the son of Cecil and Eula Mae (Jones) Shipp.

On May 23, 1952, in Arkansas, he married Theresa June Sparkman.

Mr. Shipp was a veteran of the United States Army and was retired from TP&L, which is now TXU. He was also a cattle rancher. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children Van (Rhonda) Shipp and Robbie (Stanley) Horton; grandchildren Chace Shipp, Chelsea Shipp, Whitney Shipp, Chris Ehrlish, Morgan Ehrlish, Jarrid Horton and Jessica Horton; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2001; parents; and two brothers, Robert and Red.

Services are under the direction of Commerce Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

 

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