Northwest Student Media

Northwest Provost Timothy Mottet announces the passing of a Northwest faculty member.

Rusty Shipley, 55, passed away at his Maryville home April 20 after a long battle with cancer. Shipley was an instructor in the School of Agricultural Sciences, having joined Northwest in the fall of 2015 after 25 years in the accounting field. He also was a Northwest alumnus, having earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and management data processing and a master’s degree in agriculture education.

Visitation/viewing services for Rusty Shipley will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 24, and funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 25. Visitation and funeral services will be held at the Laura Street Baptist Church in Maryville. The Andrews-Hann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.