Hugh Shaw
Hugh Shaw
  • June 30, 1920 - August 2, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Hugh Shaw, 97, of Raleigh, NC, went to meet his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He was greeted by his Mama and Daddy, his sister Mary, brothers Joe and James, and his beloved wife of 63 years Maude.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Monday August 7, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church, 4815 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. The family will receive friends 12:30-1:45 pm at the church prior to the service. Interment will be at Brier Creek Memorial Gardens, 7600 Acc Blvd, Raleigh.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory sons Sam Shaw of Marietta, GA; Dennis Shaw and wife Patricia of Raleigh, three grandchildren Brian Shaw, Christopher Shaw and wife Chrissy, David Shaw and wife Joanne; and seven great-grandchildren.

Hugh was a veteran of World War II and served in the Army Air Corps, Air Transport Command as an Airplane & Engine Mechanic.

Hugh was retired from Mitchell Distributing Company as Service Manager of the Raleigh branch. He was a Charter Member of Trinity Baptist Church. He was also a member of Millbrook Masonic Lodge 97 and Millbrook Chapter 293 Order of the Eastern Star.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Sunrise of Raleigh for their loving care for Hugh the last seven years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Shaw Mission Fund c/o Trinity Baptist Church, 4815 Six Forks Rd. Raleigh, NC 27609 or to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

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