|"Richard Shipman walking his dog, Otto, on Capitol Hill circa 2004."|
Richard and his Manx-born wife Avril Shipman were charter members of GWAMS.
Richard died March 22nd, following complications from a stroke and a long illness. Plans for a Roman Catholic Memorial Mass are being arranged. Condolences can be mailed to: Mrs. Avril E. Shipman 12 5th St, NE Washington, DC 20002-5934 A rudimentary tribute page is also available online: http://fortlincoln.tributes.com/our_obituaries/Richard-E.-Shipman-95490232