David P. Shipp, 56, of Loudon County, lost his hard-fought battle with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) on May 18, 2013. David was a member of Vaughn's Chapel Baptist Church, where he served as custodian. This church was also where his relationship with God truly began. He was active in the Arbor Day Foundation, the Pacific Whale Foundation, the World Wildlife Foundation and the Humane Society.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin Shipp and Pauline Romas and the mother of his daughter, Marjorie Williams. Survivors include his wife, Jodi Shipp; daughter, Kindra Shipp; step-son Derek Anderson; two brothers, John Shipp and Jim Shipp; nephews, Alex and Erik Shipp and extended family members, Matthew Phillips and Cindra George.
Services are being planned for early June. Click Funeral Home- Lenoir City is serving the family of David Shipp. www.clickfuneralhome.com