February 20, 1927 - November 18, 2017
Robert L. “Artie” Shaw, age 90 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at his home. He was born February 20, 1927 at Elkins, a son of the late John F. and LeNora Gibson Shaw. He was formerly married to Marilyn Colleen Brown. He is survived by one son, Gary Shaw and wife Debbie of Huddleston, VA, five daughters, Beverly Woods and husband Rodney of Elkins, Nancy Aldridge of Fulton, NY, Cindy Ulrich of Elkins, Robin Fair and husband Matt of Elkins and Linda Almaroad and husband Jerry of Valley Head. One sister, Betty Stadd of Sallisaw, OK , grandchildren, Jeremiah, Jeffrey, Abby, Christal, Jaime, Sandy, Chelsea, Sabrina, Brent, Gary Lee, Holly, Jessica, Melissa, Sarah and Kristi, great grandchildren, Brett, Zeida, Lacie, Xander, Katelyn & Samantha, Dylan, Billy Jack, Paul, Kaden, Autumn, David, Torin, Haley, Hannah, Halayna, Leif, Anthony, Ashleigh, Jeana, Juleigh, Lucian and Xavia, Ashlynn, Lily, Erin, Ellie, Tatum and one great-great granddaughter, Kimmie also survive. Also preceding him in death were, one infant son, son-in-law, William Ulrich, one brother, John “June” Shaw, two grandchildren, Heather and William and one great granddaughter, Marley. “Artie” was a Veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II and had retired from Western Maryland Railroad where he worked in the sign shop. He had coached and was an official of church league basketball and was an assistant football coach to Coach Wimer in 1951. He was a member of HW Daniels Post 29 American Legion for thirty three years and was affiliated with the Elkins United Brethren Church. Friends may call from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Crystal Springs Community Church. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 22nd from the church with Pastor David Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Elkins where full military rites will be accorded by members of the Navy Honor Guard, HW Daniels Post 29 American Legion and the Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veteran of Foreign Wars. The family suggests that memorial donations may be made to Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Avenue, Belington, WV 26250 in memory of Artie. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Robert L. “Artie” Shaw. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Robert L. “Artie” Shaw, age 90 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at his home. He was born February 20, 1927 at Elkins, a son of the late John F. and LeNora Gibson Shaw. He was formerly married... View Obituary & Service Information
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