Lawrence Shaw Jr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 12, 2016

HEMPHILL, Texas – Lawrence “Bud” Edward Shaw Jr.,76, passed away Saturday morning, January 9, 2016, in his home.
Lawrence was born in Bethany, Mo. to Lawrence Edward Sr. and Lula Mae Slusher Shaw. He retired from the United
States Army, he was a Sgt. 1st Class and a veteran of the Vietnam War with 2 tours. He was a member of the D.A.V. in Toledo Town, the V.F.W. in Leesville, and the American Legion.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great
grandfather, and brother. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Shaw of Hemphill; his son, Mike Shaw and wife Cindy of Benton, Ark., his daughters: Wanda Willis and husband Andy of Lufkin,
Texas, and Sherry Cook of Leesville, La.; his brother, Jim Shaw and wife Doris Mae of New York; his 11 grandchildren: Joseph and wife Bridget, Jennifer and husband Kunta, Lil Mike, Stephanie and husband Chris, Willie and wife Terri, James and wife
Jessica, Lawrence and wife Tammy, Larry, Crystal, James and wife Jenna, and Staci and husband Dylan. Also his 21 great-grandchildren: Carly, Callie, Logan, Mya, Adrian, Antonio, Madison, Alexis, Bailee, Sadie, Rylee, Bradlee, Baylee, Jayden, James
Jr., Cypher, Courtland, Colton, Raini, Mallory, and McKenzie.
He was preceded in death by his son Lawrence Edward Shaw, III.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. a.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2016, in the Starr Funeral
Home, 510 Starr St. Hemphill. Funeral Service will be at 10:00AM, Wednesday, January 13, 2016, in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, in Leesville.