Philip R. Shaw, age 76, of Okolona died July 17, 2013. Mr. Shaw was born in Henry County and retired from General Electric after 34 years of service. Mr. Shaw was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Eminence Baptist Church. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, James T. Shaw and Edith Mae Flowers; and step-father, Paul Rochner, Sr.; and his grandmother, Annie Clark.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 53 years, Alice F. Shaw; son, William Anthony "Tony" Shaw; granddaughter, Danyelle Adams (Jason); great-granddaughter, Delayna Adams; brother, Paul Rochner (Eunice); step-mother, Anna Mae Shaw; and many cousins, family and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 12 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home with Brother Lorenza Neal officiating. Interment was in New Castle Cemetery in New Castle.
Pallbearers were Gerald Stivers, Donald Stivers, Terry Stivers, Jason Adams, Billy Reeder and Greg Schlarb.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Kosair Children's Hospital. Family video on www.subfuneralhome.com
Published in Henry County Local on Aug. 8, 2013