Mr. Claude Shipwash, Sr., age 85, a resident of Rockwood, TN passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at his residence. He was born January 5, 1930 to George Shipwash, Jr. and May Nina Barbie Shipwash. Mr. Shipwash was a Brickmason and was a member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union of the Southeast Local # 8. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of WWII. Mr. Shipwash is remembered by his family as a good honest and hard-working man. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Claude Shipwash, Jr.; and brother, Ralph Shipwash.
Wife of 68 years: Margaret Shipwash of Rockwood, TN
Daughters: Nina Hall & husband, Michael of Harriman, TN
Linda Mogck & husband, Bob of Kissimmee, FL
Grandchildren: Kim Stout & husband, Michael of Harriman, TN
Paul Wilmeth of Oakdale, TN
Jake Shipwash of Rockwood, TN
Jesse Shipwash of Rockwood, TN
Great Grandchildren: Amber Waters and Kayla Gunter
Great-Great Grandchildren: Hailey Waters and Sadie Shipwash
Family and friends will meet on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood for graveside services and interment with Bro. Freeman Hicks officiating. Full military honors will be given by the Roane County Military Honor Guard and the U.S. Marine Corps.