John N Shipley , CTTCS(SS)
Shipmate and friend, John N Shipley, CTTCS, USN-Retired, 71, departed on Eternal Patrol on 12 October 2015 after a brief illness. Ship as he was known by his friends served his country honorably primarily in direct support in Norfolk, VA, Yokosuka, Japan, and Pearl Harbor, HI. John was born in Baltimore, MD on 6 September 1944 and grew up in Martinsburg, WV until enlisting in the Navy in 1962. He is survived by his wife, Kai, and a sister in WV. He requested cremation and burial at sea. The photo was taken at the Casper Society Reunion in August 2014 in Groton, CT.