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Kenneth Ray Shaw

February 20, 1930 — March 20, 2018

Kenneth Ray Shaw

Kenneth Ray Shaw, 88, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018.

Kenneth was born in Cooper, Texas, on February 20th, 1930, the son of Lee David Shaw and Hida Quate Shaw. He grew up and attended school in Pecan Gap, Texas. Kenneth proudly served in the United States Army from 1949 to 1953 and was in active duty for 11 months during the Korean War. He held the title of Corporal, Armed Reconnaissance Crewman.

He married Shirley Howse of Cooper, in 1951. They made their home in Commerce and raised two children. Kenneth worked with Commerce ISD for over 30 years as transportation/maintenance supervisor. After retirement, he took a position with Hunt County and worked there for many more years. He so enjoyed the many friends and relationships formed in these positions.
Kenneth was a long time member of the Masonic Lodge in Commerce and has been a Master Mason in Good Standing for over 50 years.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Shirley, daughter, and son in law, Teresa and Ed Collins of Rockwall, Texas, son, Kenneth Ray Shaw, Jr. (Kenny) of Watonga Oklahoma, grandchildren; Lee Collins, Russell Collins of Rockwall, Texas, Trey Shaw and Samantha Dorn of Plano, Texas, Shea Shaw and Fiance` Shelby McDaniel of Commerce, great grandchildren; Jordan and Kaylie Shaw, and Alaina Collins. He is also survived by brothers, Wendel Shaw of Burleson and Benny Shaw of Arlington, plus many beloved in laws, nieces and nephews.

Kenneth is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Curtis and Jerry Shaw and sister, Shirley Bankhead.Service times are set for Saturday March 24, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Cross Trails Cowboy Church in Fairlie, Texas, with Rev. Chad Davenport officiating.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

Pallbearers will be Greg Shaw, Robert Shaw, Brad Bankhead, Philip Bankhead, Chris Shaw, Khoury Farrar, Damon Jones and Terry Julian.

Interment will follow at Rosemound Cemetery.


SERVICES
Visitation

Saturday, March 24, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Cross Trails Cowboy Church
4761 FM1623
Wolfe City, Texas 754396

Funeral Service

Saturday, March 24, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Cross Trails Cowboy Church
4761 FM1623
Wolfe City, Texas 75496

Committal Service

Saturday, March 24, 2018
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Rosemound Cemetery
501 Pritchard Road
Commerce, Texas 75428

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