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Robert M. Shipman died suddenly on Monday, May 4, 2015, at the age of 42.

Robert was born in Germany and resided in several places but always called Yorktown home. He was employed with Casey BMW. He was a loving and devoted husband and father.

Robert is survived by his wife, Melissa W. Shipman; his children, Taylor Shipman, of Las Vegas and Haley Zarkos, Evan Shipman and Ethan Zarkos, all of Yorktown; his parents, Robert and Judith Shipman, of Yorktown; mother and father-in-law, Carol and Michael Whitman; and sisters-in-law, Megan Morsey and her husband, Jason and Marcy Singson and her husband, Mertito.

A service of life celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Please leave online condolences for the family in the comment section below. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.

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