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William Lowell (Ben) Shaw, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. March 14, 2012)

He was a son of the late Glen and Susan Frances Syra Shaw and was a retired logger

William Lowell "Ben" Shaw, age 79 of Edmonton, KY died Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Norton's Hospital, Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 2pmCT Saturday, March 17, at at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Bro. Freddie Froedge officiating. Burial will follow in the Joe Field Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2pmCT, Friday, March 16, 2012, at the funeral home.

He is survived by:
  • Four daughters: Anita (Jimmy) Turner of Tompkinsville, KY; Sheila (Chester ) Whitlow of Edmonton, KY; Pam (Tim) Stinson of Cave City, KY; and Sherry Johnson of Texas

  • Five sons: Ray (Polly) Shaw of Beaumont, KY; Danny (Becky ) Shaw of Red Boiling Springs, TN; Ricky Shaw and David (Donna) Shaw both of Summer Shade, KY; and Timmy Shaw of Beaumont, KY

  • Two sisters: Donnie ( Wayne) Lester of Edmonton, KY; and Mardell (Bobby ) Anderson of Dubre, KY

  • Grandchildren: Scotty, Miranda, Chris, Jason, Tracy, Buck, Brian and Todd Shaw and Ryan Whitlow and Makayla Stinson

  • Three step grandchildren: Amy Shoulders, Todd Thurman and Buddy Whitlow

  • Four great grandchildren: Ryder, Drake Serenity and Braxton Shaw

  • Three step great grandchildren: Megan Thurman, Addison and Avery Shoulders

  • And several nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Margaret Gwinn Shaw; one son, Harold Keith Shaw, one grandson,Dustin Shaw, one great granddaughter,Kaylee NicoleYoung, five sisters and one brother.

He was a son of the late Glen and Susan Frances Syra Shaw and was a retired loggerMcMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY in charge of arrangements.

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