Roger Shipley Jr., 51, of Greeneville, passed away Monday at his home.

Roger was a kind and giving soul, who loved his friends and family. He loved NASCAR and fishing and was a sports enthusiast.

He is survived by his daughter: Ashley Shipley; Charles “Pops” Vaughn, who raised him as his son; a sister: Cindy Shipley; a niece: Rachel Guinn; a nephew: Neal Guinn; his former spouse: Sharon Shipley; special friends Bryant Jones and Tim Kilday; his special companions: his dog, “Macy” and his cat, “Tennessee”; several uncles and aunts; and many special friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother: Dorothy Vaughn; and his grandparents: Robert Shipley Sr., and Etta Shipley, and Kyle and Rachel Lowery.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date with family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetic Association.

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Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.