Hylas J. Shipp, 84, of Norris City, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 9th, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born March 14th, 1936 in Gallatin County, Illinois, to the late Clarence and Lottie (Wiltshire) Shipp. He attended Ridgeway Schools. He was an active semi driver for most of his adult life, and was one of the first drivers for Roark Trucking of Carmi, Illinois. He was an active member of the Smith Co. coffee group.
Hylas is survived by his wife Doris (Agles) Shipp of Norris City, one daughter, Kim (Ben) Winter of Carmi, one son, Scotty Shipp of Norris City, two granddaughters Chelsey (Trent) Dickey of Enfield and Sidney Shipp of Omaha. Two grandsons, Shawn Shipp of Harrisburg and Spencer Shipp of Omaha, and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Terry Shipp, and a stepson, Kenny Maynard.
Per his wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses to Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City who is in charge of arrangements.