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Matthew Eric Shipley
Matthew Eric Shipley

Matthew Eric Shipley, 34, passed away on Nov. 3, 2016.

Matthew proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a disabled Army veteran who served in Iraq.

Left to cherish his memory are his two sons, Aidan and Landyn Shipley; father, Bill Callaway-Shipley and husband Christian; mother, Ava Goodnow Shipley and stepfather Dean Vitasek, Sr.; sister, Amanda Shipley; 3 brothers, Bill Shipley, Jr., Nick Shipley and Adam Shipley; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the funeral home chapel. A committal will follow at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

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