Willis Shaw

Willis G. "Pat" Shaw, 95, of Astoria died at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

He was born Dec. 28, 1905, in Astoria, a son of William and Mattie Gardner Shaw. He married Maryln Hulvey on Jan. 12, 1927. She died June 19, 1953. He married Dorothy Dierker on Jan. 27, 1961, in Astoria. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Robert "Artie" (and Bonnie) Shaw of Davenport, Iowa; one daughter, Shirley (and Duane) Richards of Browning; seven grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Gerald; one daughter, Betty; six grandchildren; two brothers; and four sisters.

He was a farmer and worked as a mechanic for Sam Workman.

He was a member of Astoria United Methodist Church and Fulton County Farm Bureau.

Services were held Saturday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Township Cemetery Association.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/11/2001

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