William (Bill) O. Shaw, Jr., beloved husband, father, and grandfather was reunited with his Heavenly Father and his children on Father's Day, June 16, 2013 after a minor nuisance with cancer.
Born on Dec 12, 1934 to William Orley Shaw and Virgel Petty Shaw, in Ogden UT. Bill spent his childhood playing on the streets and wilds of Odgen UT with his cousins and friends. He graduated from Ogden High School in 1953 (Happy 60th), and Weber College before serving an LDS mission to the Western States mission. He completed his MBA at the University of Washington.
Bill served in the Army
Security Agency at Kagnew Station in East Africa. Always a hard worker, Bill found his home with First Security Bank, working in several capacities; retiring in 1996 after 32 years. He was also active in the Hailey ID and Bountiful UT Rotary Club
s for over 36 years.
Bill married his sweetheart, Lynnette Kay Long, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Sep 8, 1961. They are the parents of Melanie (deceased), Gregory William, Stephanie (Tim) Pike, Tyler Brent (deceased), and Jennifer; proud grandparents of Derek Mitchell Pike and Chelsea Alisha Pike.
Bill loved the temple and served as a temple worker for 8 years. He served a mission with his loving wife in the Utah Ogden mission. He also served for 3 years as the Executive Secretary in the same mission under President Brent Olson. He had a strong testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ and followed His example. He was a great man who was a good example to all who knew him.
A viewing will be held at Russon Brothers Mortuary (295 N. Main, Bountiful) on Wednesday, June 19 from 6-8pm. A second viewing will be held Thursday from 9:45 to 10:45am at the Chase Lane Ward building (1125 N. 400 W., Centerville) prior to the 11:00am funeral service. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com
. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the LDS Missionary Fund. We love and miss you Dad. Don't worry we will finish the cabin.