In Memory of: Herbert Shipley

Herbert "Herb" Shipley, 82, of Kingman died on Sunday June 19, 2011, in Kingman. He was born Dec. 16, 1928, in Hot Springs, S.D., to Charles and Nettie Belle Shipley.

Herb was a longtime resident of Kingman who arrived in the area in 1964 to accept the position of city engineer. He subsequently started his own civil engineering/surveying business, which he managed until his retirement.

Herb was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Pita Shipley. He is survived by two brothers, Donald Shipley and Charles Shipley Jr.; a daughter, Dianna Paulsen; and a son, Thomas Shipley; two granddaughters, Holly Shepherd and Carissa Paulsen; and two grandsons, Jamison Shipley and Nathaniel Shipley.

Herb served in the U.S. Military from 1945 to 1947.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are being handled by Sutton Memorial Funeral Home in Kingman.