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Camp Parks Fire Chief Mark Shippee Dies After Prolonged Illness

Memorial service information will be shared soon.

From Camp Parks:

The Command and Staff of Camp Parks mourns the passing of the Camp Parks Fire Chief Mark Shippee, who died August 30 after prolonged illness.

“Our prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and fellow fire fighters, said Lt. Col. James, Garrison Commander of Camp Parks. Chief Shippee was a stellar member of the Command who could always be counted on in times of crises. He was a beloved by all and he will be missed.”

Chief Mark Shippee served Camp Parks and the surrounding community with distinction for more than 20 years and was a symbol of professionalism for all that lived and worked on Parks.

Information about his interment date and memorial service will be announced at a later date.

David Clement September 01, 2012 at 09:56 PM
So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. He was Chief of the Town of Watertown Fire Dept., in upstate New York, in the late 1980's. Our condolences to his family and friends. David Clement TWFD Watertown, NY dwcwatn@aol.com
Jack Colby September 01, 2012 at 11:57 PM
Mark was not only a coworker but also a true friend. He did so many great things at MCLB Albany. I will forever be greatful for what Mark did but mostly for the wonderful person he was. I will miss you my brother. Heaven has received an earthly treasure!
Douglas Thomas September 10, 2012 at 08:49 PM
So sorry to hear of Marks passing. I have known Mark and his family many years. We were neighbors and great friends and worked with him at Ft Drum, NY in the 1980's and visited him when he transferred to Ft Gordan Ga. Rest in peace Doug Thomas Ft Lauderdale Fl
LivermoreNative September 19, 2012 at 04:18 AM
RIP Chief.
Rick October 17, 2012 at 04:08 PM
My condolences to his family. He will truly be missed by both LEO and FF community. I had the pleasure to work with him and responded to numerous calls. Truly a great Man and a role model. RIP my brother RD

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