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April 25, 2013

John D. Shipman

TERRE HAUTE — John D. “Johnny” Shipman, 96, of Terre Haute, passed away on April 23, 2013, in Union Hospital. He was born in Chicago, on Aug. 10, 1916. Johnny retired in 1965, having served in the U. S. Air Force. He also had retired from Pinkerton Security Services in 2003. His membership include Humboldt Lodge 42, Free & Accepted Masons, where he was a past master; Prairieton Order of Eastern Star Chapter 163; charter member and lifetime member of the 500 Shrine Club of Indianapolis Murat Temple; Zorah Shrine, Valley of Terre Haute; Scottish Rite; and Vigo County Past Masters Association.

He was well known for his involvement in automobile racing and was a charter member and life member of Chapter 110 of United States Auto Club (USAC); Indy 500 Old Timers Club; a founding member of the Terre Haute Quarter Midget track; for 23 years he was the assistant starter for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He also assisted Indiana State University with their tandem bicycle and trike races since 1962, was involved with the Newport Hill climb for more than  30 years; and the Midwest Vintage Race Car Club. He also was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 972; member and 1st vice-commander of AMVETS Post 2; and Voiture 21 40/8.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Shipman in February 2006; a daughter-in-law, Gloria; one brother; three sisters; one nephew; and stepparents, Kyle Bert Compton and Laura Compton.  

His survivors include two sons, John A. ‘Jack’ Shipman, and William D. ‘Billy’ Shipman and his fiancée Tina Slaven; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, with the Revs. Rusty Deckard, Brett Wilson, Brian Lester and Fred Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, with military graveside rites by honor guards from VFW Post 972 and Indiana Air National Guard from Hulman Field. Calling will be on Thursday beginning at 3 p.m. with Humboldt Masonic Lodge memorial services at 7 p.m. The 500 Shrine Club will have their white flag ceremony immediately prior to the Masonic memorial service on Thursday. Calling also will be on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. The family is asking that memorial contributions for Johnny be made to Shrines Children’s Hospital or Indiana Special Olympics. Online condolences may be offered at:

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