Billy Hugh Shew
Billy Hugh Shew
  • April 2, 1927 - October 11, 2017
  • Denton, Texas

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Billy Hugh Shew, formerly of Midland/Odessa, passed away in Fort Worth, Texas on October 11, 2017 at the age of 90. He was born in Howland, Texas (Lamar County) on April 2, 1927.
Born to Hubbard and Katie Shew, Billy was educated in Lamar County prior to enlisting in the Army in 1944 at age 17. Sgt. Shew was honorably discharged in 1947, when he moved to Midland, Texas.
In Midland, he met and married his wife, Vanda Dunn Shew on April 26, 1947. They were married for 43 years, prior to her passing in 1990. They had two children, Sandra K. Shew and Billy L. Shew (deceased in 2016).
Mr. Shew immediately went to work in the oil industry in West Texas, choosing the oil well servicing end of the business as his career. He worked for Reliant Services for many years, then took a position at Tom Hanson Co., where he ultimately became Vice President of the company.
Mr. Shew is survived by his daughter Sandra Shew Campbell and husband George Campbell daughter in law, Lenise Shew; grandchildren Sheri Campbell-Husband and husband Clayton Husband, H. Scott Campbell and wife Amber Campbell, Katie Yuvonne Shew, Jon D. Shew, Jody D. Shew, Jacob D. Shew; Trenton J. Shew and great grandchildren, Nicholas G. Campbell, Lauren K. Campbell and Serenity Rose Shew.
Services for Mr. Shew will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, October 18th at the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel at 801 Andrews Highway, Midland, Texas 79701. Visitation will begin at 9:45 am prior to the service for family and friends. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.