Mr. John Buxton “JB” Shaw, Jr., 83, of Pittsboro died April 17, 2011 of natural causes at UNC Hospital.
One of 8 children, Mr. Shaw was born July 11, 1927 in Alamance County, the son of JB Shaw, Sr. and Sarah Newlin Shaw. He was a graduate of Eli Whitney School. Mr. Shaw worked for 30 years for Webster Poultry, and ran a large poultry farm after retiring from Webster’s. He never missed a day of school or a day of work with the exception of being out for gall bladder surgery. Mr. Shaw loved his wife and children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; his animals and food.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Campbell Shaw; daughter, Linda Shaw Boodman of Snow Camp; sons, Jim Shaw and John Shaw, both of Moncure; 5 grandchildren, Jack Shaw, Sarah Davis, Cassie Kinney, Sophia Dixon, and Kenny Boodman; and 4 great-grandchildren, Kayla Dixon, Dakota Dixon, “PJ” Kinney and Lillyanne Kinney.
The funeral service for Mr. “JB” Shaw will be conducted at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 20, 2011, from the graveside at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery Snow Camp, Alamance County with the Reverend John Varnum presiding. Friends may visit with the family from 10 – 11 am Wednesday at the cemetery; at other times at the residence of Jim Shaw.
Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits & Guest Books” then “Current Services”.
Arrangements for Mr. Shaw are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation, Pittsboro,