Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Allan Shippel

  • AGE

    81

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Friday, June 18, 2021 (After Sunset)

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Sunday, June 20, 2021

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    10:30 AM

  • PLACE OF FUNERAL

    Arlington Memorial Park

  • DONATIONS

  • OBITUARY

    Allan Hendley Shippel, 81, of Roswell, Georgia passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on June 18. He was born in Pretoria, South Africa and graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Medical Doctor degree. He was married to Pessie Shippel (January 12, 1964) in Cape Town, South Africa. Allan brought his family to the US in 1977, initially settling in Cleveland, OH. After completing a Fellowship in Radiology at Case Western Reserve, Allan practiced Radiology in Champaign, IL for 4 years before relocating to Atlanta in 1984 to open the first MRI center in the Southeast. In addition to Radiology, Allan also was a General Practitioner in Hartwell, GA for many years. Allan was a talented and compassionate Doctor who loved helping people and never met a stranger. He is preceded in death by daughter Haley Shippel, and survived by 3 children and their spouses, Carin & David Adelstein; David & Robyn Shippel and Michael & Kelley Shippel. He leaves behind 7 grandchildren, Ariel Adelstein; Rebecca Adelstein, Grant Shippel, Jacob Shippel, Spencer Shippel, Lindsey Shippel and Jack Shippel. Funeral services will be held Sun, June 20, 10:30 at Arlington Memorial Cemetery.



    The funeral will be livestreamed over Zoom. Click HERE to view the funeral live.

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  • The Dressler Family

    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.

  • Jackie Brown

    Dr. Shippel was more than the best boss I ever had. He & Pessie were like family to all of us in the radiology dept. at Hart County Hospital. Pessie, Keith & I are sending love, hugs & prayers during this difficult time. Most Sincerely, Jackie & Keith Brown

    June 21, 2021 , 06:01 PM


  • Jason and Kerry Reynolds

    Kerry and I send our warm thoughts and condolences. We hope you find peace with your memories.

    June 20, 2021 , 04:18 PM


  • Mike Shippel

    Rest in peace Dad. We love you very much and are so grateful for the everything you did for us and for all the wonderful memories we have with you. You were an amazing father and we are so fortune to be you children. We will miss you dearly and will think of you everyday. We take comfort knowing that you are now with Zaida, Bobba Freida and Haley. Love, Michael, Kelley, Grant, Spencer, Jack & George Shippel

    June 19, 2021 , 07:42 AM


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