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Obituary: Charles Lesley Shipman


Last updated 12/10/2018 at 4:41pm

Charles Lesley Shipman, 86, of Brevard, passed away Dec. 5, 2018, at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Fleet and Nellie Parker Shipman. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Luther, Glenn, Gertha, Johnny, Kenneth Shipman and Neil Prince; and sisters, Kathryn S. Gillspie and Joyce Shelton.

After graduating from Brevard High School, he enlisted in the United States Navy. During his enlistment, he was active in the Korean War.

He retired from Olin after 36 years of service. During his retirement, he served on the board of director...

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