Sidney J. Shipwash, Jr., age 81, of Ten Mile, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Roane Medical Center. He was born September 28, 1939 and was a life long resident of Ten Mile. He was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Sidney was a sixty-year member of the Knoxville Steam Fitters-Local Union No. 102. He loved farming, animals and all creatures, great and small. He also enjoyed listening to Blue Grass music. Preceded in death by his first wife & mother of his children, Cora Sue Shipwash; wife of 44 years, Mary Lillian Oliver Shipwash; parents, Sidney J. Shipwash, Sr & Ellen Newcomb Shipwash; brother, James Shipwash.
Children Marcie Nichols & husband, Jeff of Loudon
Jeff Shipwash & wife, Jackie of Oak Ridge
Bryan Shipwash & wife, Kim of Kingston
Candace Byerly & husband, David of Lenoir City
8 Grandchildren and 5 Great-grandchildren
Sisters Sybil Rose of Ten Mile
Ruth Tudor & husband, Larry of Ten Mile
Sister-in-law Phyllis Shipwash of Ten Mile
Several extended family members and many dear friends
A private family graveside service will be held at Kingston Memorial Gardens and the family will hold a celebration of his life after the pandemic. This will be announced once the information becomes available. In lieu of flowers the family ask that you make a memorial to your local animal shelter or the charity of your choice. Online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.