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Hubert A. Shipp

April 2, 1925 - October 9, 2020

Viewing will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service for family and close friends will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 14, at Hope Church, 890 Mt. View Rd., Sweet Home. Graveside committal will follow at Gilliland Cemetery.

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Hubert A. Shipp, 95, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, October 9, 2020. He was born in Lamesa, Texas to Thomas A. and Myrtle Bell (Hall) Shipp.

During WWII, he worked for the Portland Shipyards. He was a member of the Assembly of God. During his working years, he was the setup man for the Planer at Santiam Plywood and Willamette Industries until he was injured in the late 1970s. Hubert loved playing country music on his guitar while singing along. He and Virla rode motorcycles with the Nazarene Motorcycle Fellowship for several years.

He is survived by children Sandra and her husband, Robert Dunn, Samuel Shipp and his fiancée, Samantha Haas, Kenneth and his wife, Denise Shipp; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and three great, great grandchildren. Hubert was preceded in death by his wife, Virla (2017); sons, Daniel, Rodney and Joseph Shipp; brothers, Talmadge and Doyle Shipp; sister, T. Mozelle Shipp; and his parents.

Viewing will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service for family and close friends will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 14, at Hope Church, 890 Mt. View Rd., Sweet Home. Graveside committal will follow at Gilliland Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.