Robert "Stacy" Shaw(1948 - 2014)

Robert "Stacy" Shaw

West Des Moines

Robert Stacy Shaw, 65, passed away at his home on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. At his request Stacy will be cremated and no services are planned.

Stacy was born in Los Angeles, CA the son of John and Louise (Duro) Shaw. He was a lifelong resident of West Des Moines, a Valley High School graduate, and attended Grand View and William Penn College. Stacy's artistic and creative abilities led him to the homebuilding business. For many years he helped build beautiful homes in the metro area for Superbly Built Homes.

Surviving are his partner in life of 32 years, Randy James of West Des Moines; sister, Susan (Dale) Cowden of Norwalk; brother, Steven (Becky) Shaw of Winterset; nieces and nephews; and his good friend and neighbor, Ed Rise.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Daniel Gervich and his staff for their care of Stacy.

Stacy was loved by all who knew him and his dry sense of humor will be greatly missed. Online condolences may be left at


Funeral Home

McLarens Resthaven Chapel & Mortuary
801 19th Street West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 225-7225

Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 30, 2014