James Harold Shaw, Sr., age 87, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at a local hospital.
Mr. Shaw was born in Floyd County, Georgia on September 26, 1931, son of the late Prince Shaw and the late Clara Lanham Shaw. He was also preceded in death by five sisters, Beatrice, Louise, Annie Beth, Evelyn and Marjorie. Mr. Shaw was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church. Mr. Shaw worked for a number of years for Celanese Fibers until it’s closing and then retired from Bekaert Steel Wire. He enjoyed music and singing and was a member of the Georgia Mountain Music Club.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Wright Shaw; six children, Cindy Dickey (Brad), Rock Hill, SC, Debbie Tucker (G.C.), Rome, Vickie Robertson, Rome, James H. Shaw, Jr. (Tammy), Summerville, Kandy Mull, Rome, and Kim Binkley (Dale), Rome; 14 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many special friends at Winthrop Assisted Living.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 3pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with Dr. Billy Goolesby, and the Rev. Brandon Bruce officiating. Interment will be on Monday at 9:30am at Georgia National Cemetery with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard presenting military honors.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Saturday from 4 until 6pm.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Sunday at 2:30pm and include: Dale Binkley, Paul Mull, Nick Brannon, Josh Reynolds, Steven Dickey, Terry Ashmore and Nick Trammell.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.