Charlie Eugene Shaw
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Charlie Eugene Shaw, Sr., 89, of Westport passed away at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 14, 2019 at his residence. He was born on April 11, 1930 in Montgomery County, Mississippi, the son of Jim T. and Anna Mae (Sykes) Shaw. He was raised in Mississippi and has been a resident in Westport since 1967. He retired from Arvin Industries in 1992 after 27 years of service. He also had work at Randall Corporation in Greensburg for 5 years. He was a Veteran having served with the US Army during Korea. He was a former member of the Eagles Lodge # 927 in Greensburg. He married Ruth Elizabeth Cain on December 5, 1953 in Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on May 15, 1998. Survivors include his daughters, Debra Sue Mayer of Bloomington; Robin Ann (Scott) Torrey of Emmett, Idaho and Marilee Irene (Ron) Hoffman of Westport; 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth Elizabeth Shaw; son, Charlie Shaw, Jr.; sister, Mary Ellen Bramlett and brother, Robert Earl Shaw. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Pastor Michael Whited officiating. Burial will be at the Union Presbyterian Cemetery with military graveside rites. The family will receive visitors on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com
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