William H. Shaw, Sr.

William Shaw, Sr.

      William H. Shaw Sr. (Pete) age 82 walked with Our Lord Friday evening, peacefully August 7, 2015 at UTMB Hospital after a lengthy illness.

    He is survived by the Love of his life, wife Lucille Marie Shaw of 61 years, his five children; son and daughter-in-law William H. Shaw Jr. and Linda Shaw of Galveston, daughter and son-in-law Carol and Don Dudik of Academy Tx., daughter and son-in-law Teresa and Dave Martin of Texas City, daughter Sandra Shaw of LaMarque, and daughter Mary Lou Gordon of League City, 11 Grandchildren; William H. Shaw III, Donnie Dudik, Stephen Dudik, Brandon Dudik, Scott Strimple, Krissy Strimple, Brittany Shuman, Shayne Gordon, Storm Gordon, Cameron Gordon, and Cheyanne Gordon, and 6 Great-grandchildren, 2 sisters Annabel Grover of LaMarque, and Ruby Bailey and husband James of Hitchcock; three brother in laws, Thomas Caniglia and wife Sue, Carl Caniglia and Robert Girthoffer, also nieces and nephews.

      Mr. Shaw was preceded in death by his loving parents William H. Shaw and Clarabelle Shaw, and his only Brother Johnny Shaw. 

     Mr. Shaw was born October 24th 1932 and lived his entire life in Galveston, Tx. He served in the U.S. Air-force for 4 years, served on the Galveston Fire Department for 7 years.  He worked for the Galveston Fallstaff Brewery and retired from Todd Shipyard at an early age of 56 to enjoy his hobbies, fishing, hunting and gardening. If one needed to know anything about Fishing and Hunting he was the one to ask.  Mr. Shaw will be missed by so many. He was a Loving Husband, Father, Son, Grand-Father and Friend to many.

     At the wishes of Mr. Shaw there will be no services, he wanted people to remember him living life not leaving it.  Donations may be sent to Alzheimer’s/Cancer Society.