David Shipley, 79, of Mexico Beach, passed away ...

David Shipley, 79, of Mexico Beach, passed away Monday, October 15, 2012 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. David had been a resident of Mexico Beach for 14 years and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Port St. Joe and the local VFW. David retired from the Military after 26 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, boating and spending time with his family-- especially his beloved granddaughter.

David is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Lois Shipley; his two children, Veronica Lou Koval (Tony) and Terri Louise Shipley; and his granddaughter, Lauren Nicole Koval.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. CT Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Kent Forest Lawn Chapel in Panama City, with Rev. Dru Tyler officiating.

Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home

2403 Harrison Ave.