Robert W. Shaw obituary

Robert W. Shaw Obituary

Davenport, Illinois, United States

September 02, 1927 - November 22, 2016

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Robert W. Shaw obituary

Robert W. Shaw Obituary

Sep 02, 1927 - Nov 22, 2016

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Robert W. "Artie" ShawASTORIA - Robert William "Artie" Shaw, age 89, of Lindale, TX, formerly of Astoria, IL, and Davenport, IA, passed away at 5:10 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at his home in Lindale.He was born on September 2, 1927, in Astoria, the son of Willis and Marilyn (Hulvey) Shaw. He married Bonnie June Thompson on September 2, 1947, in Astoria. She survives.Also surviving are one daughter, Rosemary (and Keith) Anderson of Emory, TX; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and his sister, Shirley (and Duane) Richards of Browning, IL.Artie was preceded in death by two sons, Michael and Gregory Shaw; one step-grandchild; one brother, Gerald Shaw; and one sister, Betty Thompson.He was an Army Air Force veteran, serving from 1946 to 1947 in the 20th Air Force 3rd Photo Division in Guam.He was a mechanic, working for the Operating Engineers Local #573 and #150 in Davenport. He last worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1987 until his retirement in 2002.Artie was a member of the Operating Engineers Local #573 and #150 in Davenport, IA.He loved gardening, flowers and doing mechanical work. He delighted in seeing and spending time with his grandchildren.Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Pastor Ken Peterson will officiate. Visitation will take place on Friday, November 25, from 5 to 7 p.m., with Masonic services scheduled at 7 p.m. Interment will be in the Summum Cemetery in Summum, IL, with full military rites.Memorials may be given to the Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital and Burn Center.
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