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May 10, 2013

Charles J. Shipe, 63, Taft, Calif.

TAFT, Calif. — Charles “Bob” J. Shipe, 63, of Taft, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Bob was born on March 28, 1950, in Trevorton, Pa., a son of Ruth M. (Reidinger) Shipe, of Selinsgrove, Pa. and the late Arthur M. Shipe.

He attended Trevorton public schools and graduated from Line Mountain High School in 1968.

He was employed for several years at Dorsey Trailers before attending advanced welder certification school in Arizona. He spent his remaining career as a private welding contractor in and around the oil fields of California.

Bob was a Harley rider, fisherman, and enjoyed wildlife of all kinds. He was a tried and true free spirit. One of his more memorable adventures was mud sliding at the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in upstate New York in 1969.

Surviving in addition to his mother, are three daughters, Cordie Mickelson, of Enumclaw, Wash., Stephanie Shipe, of Elceritto, Calif., and Kaitlyn Shipe, of Blue Lake, Calif.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ron and Linda Shipe, of Penns Creek, James Shipe, of Selinsgrove, and Glenn and Laurie Shipe, of Madiera Beach, Fla.; four nieces, Leanna Shipe, of Orlando, Fla., Nicole Shipe, of Old Bridge, N.J., Morgan Shipe, of Clearwater, Fla., Dorothy Whitfield, of Fairchild AFB, Wash.; one nephew, Jerry Shipe, of Republic, Mich.; one grandson, Larsen Mickelson, and one granddaughter, Lilly Mickelson, of Enumclaw, Wash.

Services will be held at a later date to be determined by the family.

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