Charles “Grady” Shipman, 80, of Hendersonville, passed away on June 2, 2022. He was the son of the late Buford and Irene Shipman.
Grady spent his younger years in Miami, FL, graduating from Miami Jackson High in 1961. While there, he met his wife, Norma Marie Shipman, and together they moved back to Hendersonville to settle with their family. Grady retired from Piedmont Warehouse in Fletcher and was a member of Progress Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching wildlife and loved his family.
Grady is survived by his granddaughter, Tiffany Cole (Joe); his sister, Wanda Shipman; his brothers: Edward Shipman (Lil), Jerry Shipman (Phyllis), Kenny Shipman (Gelinda), and Ronnie Shipman (Tammy); and many beloved nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Grady is predeceased by his wife, Norma Marie Shipman; and his brothers, Jimmie and Thomas Shipman.
A memorial service will be held at Progress Baptist Church on Saturday, June 11th at 2:00pm with Rev. Doug Raynes officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00-1:45pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Progress Baptist Church, 1935 North Rugby Road, Hendersonville, NC 28791.