Lawrence Shipp, Jr.

November 19, 1950 - February 11, 2024

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Lawrence P. “Big Sonny” Shipp, Jr., passed away peacefully on February 11, 2024.  He is preceded in death by his son, Lawrence P. “Little Sonny” Shipp, III, his parents Lawrence P. Shipp, Sr. and Della R. Basham, brothers Strickland, Fred, Dickie and Charlie.

Sonny is survived by his daughters Veronica Shipp and Cecilia Humphrey, grandchildren Landon Davis, Veronica Davis and Ethan Shipp, sister Annabelle Ruffin and Marion Harris, step brother Larry Basham,  sister-in-law Patti Strickland and a host of nieces and nephews.
Sonny was a master plumber by trade and an avid hunter and fisherman.
Sonny truly enjoyed the company of his grandchildren.
Sonny has been cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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Ernie Bennett
1 month ago

If you knew him you knew him. If he loved you, you had a friend for life. Rest easy my friend .

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