Farming Rural 18

Sidney J. Shipwash

September 28, 1939 ~ October 18, 2020 (age 81)


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

                        Susan Townsend & husband, Melvin 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 .  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.


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