Prince Shaw, Jr., Kingstree

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Funeral services for the Rev. Prince Keith Shaw, Jr., conducted by the Rev. James C. Lane, Bishop Roosevelt Fulton, and the Rev. John C. Sellers, were held Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at St. Paul United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Pressley's Funeral Home, followed at St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Shaw died Friday, August 30, 2013, at his residence in Kingstree. He was born February 22, 1931, in Williamsburg County the son of the late General Shaw, Sr. and Sullar McCrea Shaw. He graduated from Williamsburg County School District. He was married to the late Ruby Lee Shaw. Two children, Sidney L. Shaw and Sullar E. Shaw-Thomas, preceded him in death. While residing in New York, he became an ordained minister at Russell Institutional CME Church. He worked many years at various companies; longest employment being SECON METAL Cooperation in White Plains, New York. He received an honorable discharge from the military after serving years in the Korean War. He also received numerous awards and metals. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Chancellor Choir, United Methodist Men, United Methodist Lay Speaker and a member of the Male Choir. He was employed at Harrisburg Management and Williamsburg Regional Hospital. Five brothers, Robert L. Shaw, H.B. Shaw, General Shaw, Jr., Herman Shaw, and Israel Shaw, preceded him in death.

Survivors are: one daughter, the Rev. Linda Henry (Elijah) of Durham, North Carolina; two sons, Prince K. Shaw, Jr. (Julon) of the home; and Rodney J. Shaw of Jacksonville, North Carolina; two sisters, Mrs. Geneva Burgess of Kingstree; and Mrs. Vivian Morris (Oliver) of Durham, North Carolina; four brothers, Arthur Shaw (Myrtle) of Bronx, New York; Isaac Shaw (Beatrice) and Phillip Shaw, both of Durham, North Carolina; and William Shaw of Petersburg, Virginia; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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