James D. Shaw - Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery
June 26, 2013
James Douglas Shaw – a 77 year-old lifelong resident of Mobile passed away Monday, June 24, 2013. Mr. Shaw retired from the Mobile Fire Department after 26 years of service and from Sears Roebuck after 26 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a longtime member of South Brookley United Methodist Church. He enjoyed vegetable gardening and will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor. Mr. Shaw was preceded in death by his parents, John David Shaw, Sr. and Sadie Elizabeth Smith Shaw, and brothers, John Shaw, Jr. and Lester Shaw. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Cynthia Wilkinson Shaw; daughters, Deborah (Alan) McDonald and Angela (Peter) Schuchardt; sons, Douglas Shaw, Sr. and Dennis (Amy) Shaw; grandchildren, Kelley McDonald, Ashley (Chris) Humpal, Amanda (Matt) Sluder, Douglas Michael Shaw, Jr., Mary Shaw, Caroline Shaw, John Shaw, James Schuchardt, Sarah Alice Shaw, and Rebekah Shaw; great-grandchildren, Alex Sluder and Jackson Humpal; brother, Harry Shaw; sisters, Patty (Paul) Burch and Sue (David) Pitt; sister-in-law, Kay Shaw; brother-in-law, Melton (Patsy) Wilkinson; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 10 a.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to South Brookley United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 50067, Mobile, AL 36605.
Interment arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum, 6100 Three Notch Rd., Mobile, AL 36619 | 251-661-1333