Walter Leroy “Roy” Shaw,
Jr., 90, beloved husband of Sarah Gardner Shaw and the widower of Joyce
Rose Shaw, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, November 15, 2020 at
Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Shaw was born the son
of Walter Leroy Shaw, Sr. and Marian Wall Shaw on July 9, 1930 in Marion.
He was a graduate of Marion High School; received a Bachelor of Science
Degree from Clemson University; and attended the School of Banking of the
South at LSU. After 37 years, he retired as Vice President of the
South Carolina National Bank. He was a faithful member of the First
Baptist Church of Andrews where he served in numerous positions over the
years such as: Sunday School Teacher, Choir Member, Deacon, Chairman of
Deacons, Chairman of the Stewardship Committee, Chairman of the Building
Committee, and a Trustee of the South Carolina Baptist Foundation.
He served his community as a two-term member of the Georgetown County Planning
Commission; and for 52 years as a member of the Lions Club holding positions
as club secretary, club treasurer, and club president. He was a devoted
husband, loving father, cherished grandfather, caring brother, and a loyal
He is survived by:
his wife, Sarah; two children, Rebecca Ann Shaw Easlinger (Bob) and Walter
Leroy “Lee” Shaw, III (Tracy); and two grandchildren, Jim and Jordan Rose.
He is also survived by: a sister, Marolyn Blanton (Jack), a number
of nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was predeceased by:
his parents; his first wife, Joyce; a daughter, Nancy Rose Shaw; and a
sister, Barbara Collins.
A Graveside Service will
be 1PM, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion, SC,
directed by McKenzie Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Mark
The Shaw family will receive
family and friends immediately after the service.
Due to Covid-19, the family
asks that everyone please practice social distancing and facemasks are
Memorials may be made to:
First Baptist Church of Andrews, 6 North Rosemary Ave., Andrews, SC
McKenzie Funeral Home is
honored to serve the Shaw family.