OBITUARY

Eric Christopher Shipley

March 30, 1978February 8, 2018
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Eric Christopher Shipley, age 39 of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his home.

He was born March 30, 1978 in Chattanooga.

Eric was a 1996 graduate of Ooltewah High School and was Band Captain for the marching band. He received his Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

For many years, he worked as a rental property manager.

Eric enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his niece and nephew who adored him. He loved all sorts of music, was a history buff and enjoyed playing golf. Eric was an animal lover.

He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Shipley; and grandparents, Frank Patrick, and Jim & Juanita Suits.

Survivors include his mother, Elaine Patrick Shipley of Chattanooga; one sister, Meaghan Shipley Wear of Port Allen, LA; one nephew, Samuel Wear and one niece, Briley Wear of Port Allen, LA; his grandmother, Ruth Patrick of Chattanooga; three aunts and three uncles; and 9 cousins.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local animal shelter.

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 14, 2018

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Interment
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Your sister forever

February 21, 2018

I will always love you!

E. S.

February 13, 2018

I want to express my sympathy to the family and friends of Mr Shipley may the God of peace and comfort be with you and give you the strengtht to endure during this difficult time of sorrow Psalms.29 : 11,

Cindy Hudson

February 11, 2018

My love and prayers extend to your precious family during this time of overwhelming sadness.

Debby Williams

February 11, 2018

I pray God will hold you and your family close to His heart and comfort all of you with wonderful memories of your beloved Eric

Tara D

February 10, 2018

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. As time passes may you find peace in the memories you share, and comfort from the hope that God is close to the broken-hearted.

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