Roy E. Shaw, 84, of Avon, IL passed away Monday May 29, 2017 at the Care Center of Abingdon. He was born Tuesday June 7, 1932 in Leslie, MO. the son of Oren and Mamie (Gray) Shaw. He married Betty Meachum on January 1, 1974.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Betty Shaw of Avon, IL; Children Barbara Shaw of St. Augustine, IL, Linda (Wayne) Kilburn of Greenbush, IL, Roger (Michelle) Shaw of St. Augustine, IL, Cindy Yocum of Bushnell, IL, Roy (Carol) Shaw Jr. “Corky” of Roseville, IL, and Sue Ann Claudon of Ankeny, IA; grandchildren Jason Kilburn, Jacob Kilburn, Tricia Zehr, Cody Shaw, Chelsie Hoyt, Cassie Yeoman, Joshua Shaw, Jessica Shaw, Jillian Smith, Christine Russell, Tanya Blakeman, Tiffany Hall; 24 great grandchildren; siblings Walter Shaw, Bobby Shaw, Frank Shaw, Nellie Pulliam, Ollie Swank, John Shaw, Lou Shaw, and Eldo Shaw. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother (Joe), 1 sister (Faye), and 1 son (Allen)
He was a lifelong carpenter and farmer. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed being on the pontoon on Little Swan Lake.
Funeral service will be Friday June 2, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Wise Family Funeral Home Roseville, IL. Visitation will be Thursday June 1, 2017, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Wise Family Funeral Home Roseville, IL. Burial will be in the Greenbush Cemetery Greenbush, IL. Memorials may be made to the Avon Fat Steer Show. Please sign the online guestbook at www.wisefamily-hooverhall.com. Wise family Funeral Home 230 W. Penn Ave. Roseville, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Thursday June 1, 2017 ~ 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Wise Family Funeral Home Roseville, IL
Friday June 2, 2017 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Wise Family Funeral Home Roseville, IL
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
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Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
You're in our thoughts and prayers. Very sorry for you loss.
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Prayers and thoughts you you all. So sorry for your loss
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
I am very sorry to read of the loss of, Mr. Shaw. He was a very faithful and dedicated man, married for 43 years! I won't pretend to know what you're going through, but what has helped me deal with the loss of those I love is turning to the Scriptures, something that has been a real source of comfort. One Scripture that gives me hope is, John 11:25, which says, "Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life." I hope that this verse will also comfort you and, I hope you and your family can get through this difficult time. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your beloved husband, father, grandpa and friend. Sincerely, Meryl, jw.org - email@example.com
Our thoughts and prayers be with you thru this difficult time !
Sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Sending our condolences and thoughts to the family for your loss. May peace be with you all.
So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family from all of mine. Hugs to you all❤
Thinking of you all... xo
Sending prayers for comfort
So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
So sorry to hear of Roy's death. May you find comfort that I care. He will be missed by Many! God bless Janelle Cox
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cindy and Tiff, my heart breaks for you!
Very sorry for this loss. Please know we are thinking of you as you endure the next several days.. Better days will come and memories of the good times will return.
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Sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers
I am so very sorry for your loss of such a awesome man! Always doing and helping others out! I so remember all the times he came down and helped my Dad out during the harvest season and other times during the year. Also when he came to help me out personally when we lived in the Windish place! I always enjoyed seeing him and having him raz me! I always left with a smile and warm feeling! I'm sure he and my Dad are up in heaven razzing each other! He will so be missed but I am glad he is no longer in pain or under the constraints of his failing body. Rest In Peace Roy! I will not be able to attend the funeral or visitation as I am in Louisville, KY working those days. Please know how much I so wanted to be there to honor such a great man and give you all hugs for you all mean so much to me! With love, Susan McGrew Carnes
Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you. It hasn't been that long ago that I was where you are. Have faith and be strong.
Our prayers are with the Shaw Family during this difficult time. I will always remember the times with Uncle Roy and his family when my family would visit from Missouri when I was a little girl. RIP Uncle Roy
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time Shaw family. Roy was one of the good guys and will be missed!
Our deepest condolences, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all through this difficult time.
Thinking of you all in your time of loss.
Sorry for the loss of your loved one, my thoughts are with all of the family.
Sending our prayers for all the Shaw family.....at this time of your loss. Remembering our Illinois friends
My thoughts, prayers and strength go out to you. Roy was one of the best men that I have ever known. Quick with a laugh and always had time to show me something new. Found memories are flooding back to me. No one could begin to replace Roy so cherish all those wonderful moments he so willingly gave people.
Surely all the good times Roy spent with family and friends through the years will now bear the fruit of wonderful memories that will remain in your hearts for the rest of your lives. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you & your family go through this difficult time. May God bless and comfort,
Thinking of you in this time of loss. Prayers for peace and comfort as you face these difficult days. Memories are such a blessing and will bring smiles to your heart. God bless.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Please remember Roy as I do, a young, healthy person who loved hunting and fishing. God Bless the whole family.
Can't believe I just asked Corky about his Dad a few days ago and now this. He was a great guy and will be missed by many. God Bless all and know you are in our thoughts.
So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Betty, sending my sympathy to you and your family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
Heart-felt sadness for your loss. Please find comfort in your memories.
I just found out tonight. Thoughts and prayers with you and family. Been years but thought of you and the girls often. God be with you and family
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