William “Billy” Shaw, age 79, of Butler Road passed away Friday, September 20, 2019, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Bro. Leroy Crouch officiating and burial to follow at Lakeview Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mr. Shaw was born in Christian County, KY, on December 20, 1939, the son of the late Milton and Ione Rawlins Shaw. He retired from Pepsi Cola after working in sales for 40 years. He was a veteran in the US Army. Billy was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, David Alan Shaw September 20, 1996, and his brother, Joe Shaw in 2012.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Doris Draper Shaw of Hopkinsville; his daughter, Karen Shaw Watts and her husband Mark of Hopkinsville; his sister, Joan Shaw Jenkins and her husband Jimmy of Pembroke; his grandchildren, Kyle Berry, John David Berry, Travis Watts, and Trent Watts; his great grandchildren, Chase Alan Berry, Makayla Watts, and Nate Watts.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his honor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.