Harold “Smiley” Shipman, of Heavener, Oklahoma was born June 5, 1937 in Mena, Arkansas to Frank and Flossie (Strothers) Shipman and passed away February 12, 2019 in Spiro, Oklahoma at the age of 81.
He is survived by:
Rhonda Jordan of Spiro, Oklahoma
Russell Shipman and wife Lisa of Spiro, Oklahoma
Wilma Owens and husband Garland of Octavia, Oklahoma
Carolyn Ward of Heavener, Oklahoma
David Shipman and wife Brenda of DeQueen, Arkansas
Tim Shipman and wife Denise of Heavener, Oklahoma
Darrel Shipman and wife Judy of Heavener, Oklahoma
Mark Shipman and Diana of Cameron, Oklahoma
Donna Gurley, Gary Shipman, Lindsey Kenner, Raven Kenner, and John Kenner
Numerous loved ones and host of friends
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Yvonne Shipman.
Smiley was a long-time resident of the area, a member of Lodi Freewill Baptist Church, and a retired Superintendent in Construction.
He was a loving father, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, and friend. Smiley enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by many whom loved and knew him.
Funeral service will be 12 noon, Friday, February 15, 2019 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, Oklahoma with Brother Joe Ray Short officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lodi Cemetery in Glenwood, Arkansas at 4 p.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers will be: Family
Viewing will begin at noon until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Thursday; and 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Friday.
The family will have visitation with friends on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Smiley’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com