Times West Virginian
Mr. Jerry McKinley Shaw, 79, of Decatur, Ala., passed away last Sunday (Sept. 1, 2013) at Decatur Morgan Hospital.
He was born Jan. 30, 1934, in Marion County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Howard Shaw; and three brothers, Okey Shaw, Russell Shaw and John Shaw.
He is survived by Mildred Roberson; a sister, Margaret Kennedy; a son, Walter (Connie) Shaw; three daughters, Donna Shaw (Edgar Guerrero), Sandra (Victor) Jaynes and Mary (Robert) Taylor; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War as an airplane mechanic and worked for Tempel Steel Co. in Chicago for 36 years before retiring to enjoy traveling the country.
The family will hold a private service. Memorials may be made to the cancer foundation of your choice.