Obituary and Service Information for Arnold L. Shipp, Sr.

Shipp, Sr., Arnold L.

Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
Time: 10:30am

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

American Cancer Society, 4200 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108

Arnold L. Shipp, Sr., 78, entered into rest on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson. Mr. Shipp was a mechanic for Metro Link and a Korean War veteran having served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion Post 253 in Festus. He enjoyed shooting pool and old cars. Born September 12, 1935 in Reynolds County, Missouri; he was the son of Ernest and Nora (Nee Barton) Shipp. He is survived by his loving wife, Margie (Nee Massey) Shipp of Hillsboro.

Other surviving family members are his sons: Arnold Shipp, Jr. of DeSoto, Robert Shipp from Missouri, James (Verna) Sprous of Texas and Kenneth Sprous of Oklahoma; daughters: Melody (Dwight II) Spurgin of Festus, Regina and Cheryl of Missouri and Susan (Michael) Hendrix of DeSoto, MO; a sister, Eula Holtz of Fayetteville, MO; 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bernie Shipp and a sister, Imogene VonDerhour.

Rev. Gen Moses will be officiating the funeral service.


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