Eric Christopher Shipley, 39, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at his home.
He was born March 30, 1978 in Chattanooga.
Eric was a 1996 graduate of Ooltewah High School and was band aptain for the marching band. He received his Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
For many years, he worked as a rental property manager.
Eric enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his niece and nephew who adored him. He loved all sorts of music, was a history buff and enjoyed playing golf. Eric was an animal lover.
He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Shipley; and grandparents, Frank Patrick, and Jim and Juanita Suits.
Survivors include his mother, Elaine Patrick Shipley of Chattanooga; one sister, Meaghan Shipley Wear of Port Allen, La.; one nephew, Samuel Wear and one niece, Briley Wear of Port Allen, La.; his grandmother, Ruth Patrick of Chattanooga; three aunts and three uncles; and nine cousins.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.
Memorial contributions may be made to a local animal shelter.
Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastBrainerdChapel.com.