Charles Lamar Shaw Jr., 74, of Crawfordville, formerly of Tallahassee, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
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An ordained Community of Christ minister, he was a devoted father and grandfather. He was a retired elementary school teacher who loved writing, drawing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and loved fishing. He was an avid Alabama football fan. Survivors include his son, Charles L. "Bo" (Jean) Shaw III of Panacea; daughter, Cristina (Ricky) Harrell of Crawfordville; sister, Patricia (Ralph) Sapp of Havana; grandchildren, Nathan Shaw, Ava Shaw, Jesse Shaw, and Ariel Harrell.
He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Bertha Evans Shaw; brothers, Bill Shaw and Barney Shaw; and sister, Mary Cornelia Vice.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at Faith Holiness House of Prayer with Elder Thomas Roberts officiating. Interment will follow at the Vice Family Cemetery in Wakulla Gardens. The family received friends at 1 p.m. at the church, the day of the service.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral Home, Macclenny, 904-259-4600. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.forbesfuneralhome.net/
Published in The Wakulla News on Jan. 8, 2014