MARTIN (MARTY) ESTON SHIPLEY, 53, of Ossian, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at his home, after he lost a four-year battle with cancer. He was born October 29, 1959 in New York. He was employed as a roller operator at Brooks Construction for 22 years. He was a member of Trier Ridge Community Church and International Union of Operating Engineers Local 103.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy S. Shipley, of Ossian; daughter, Jamie Mariah Shipley, at home; son, Brandon Michael (Shelley) Shipley, of Fort Wayne; grandson, Kallen Eston Shipley and mother, Romaine Edith Shipley, of Fort Wayne.
Funeral Service was 4:00pm Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Klaehn, Fahl and Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Rd. Chapel, 6424 Winchester Rd. with calling from 1:00-4:00pm Saturday. Private burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Preferred memorials to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or Trier Ridge Community Church.