Seymour "Buddy" Shaw, 94, of Campbellsville, died at 4:41 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Campbellsville.
Son of the late Seymour Shaw and Mabel Russell Shaw, he was born Oct. 31, 1919, in Taylor County.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
He was a veteran
of World War II
, having served his country honorably in the United States Army
and attaining the rank of technical sergeant. He served in Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Central Europe and was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with seven Bronze Stars
, the Good Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star Medal.
He was a retired employee of Tennessee Gas Transmissions as pipeline superintendent.
Survivors include two brothers and three sisters-in-law, Don and Gail Shaw and Liz Shaw of Campbellsville and Dick and Charlene Shaw of California; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Buchanan and Sara "Tot" Buckler; and two brothers, Russell Shaw and J.T. "Jimmy" Shaw.
Funeral was Wednesday, April 16, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. The Rev. Ron Young officiated.
Burial was in Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles and First United Methodist Church camp scholarships and they can be made at the funeral home.