Francis James Shaw

Born: Fri., Sep. 23, 1938
Died: Mon., Dec. 28, 2020

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jan. 02, 2021
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Francis James Shaw, 82, of Winchester, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020.  He was born on September 23, 1938, in Carthage, IN, to Otis and Dorothy (Duncan) Shaw.

Francis was a 1956 graduate of Greensfork High School.  On September 1, 1962, he married Shirley Kay Stuckey.  From 1962-1964, he served in the United States Army where he was stationed in Regensburg, Germany.  He worked for Perfect Circle-Dana Corp in Richmond, Indiana for 38 ½ years, retiring in 1995.  Francis enjoyed flying model airplanes, bowling in his younger years, watching and attending NASCAR races cheering on his favorite Jeff Gordon.  He had a strong love for airplanes and flying, taking flying lessons and flying small planes. 

Francis is survived by his wife, Shirley Kay Shaw; two daughters, Amy Leann Shaw of Winchester and Annette Renee Alexander (Jarrod) of Portland; several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. 

Francis was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Paul Shaw; and his sister and brother in law, Annabelle and Tom LaBoyteaux.

There will be private family services for Francis at 2:00 p.m., on January 2, 2021, at Walker Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Hinshaw officiating.  Burial with military services will follow at Spartanburg Cemetery.

The family would like to thank for their excellent care and compassion, State of the Heart Hospice, Help at Home, and Ascension St. Vincent Randolph Hospital, as well as Dr. Alison Syme. 

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Curt Deckard
   Posted Wed December 30, 2020
Kay, Amy and Annette,
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Francis. I have many fond memories of being around him and a lot of laughter. Amy and Annette, I understand the grief you are going through. Lean on each other. It helps. Kay, know he will always be with you. Love like you two had never dies. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you need anything. We send our love and condolences.

Nancy & Gene Subler
   Posted Thu December 31, 2020
Annette & Jerry,

As you go through this sad time, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love lives forever and so do the memories.

Our sincere sympathies,

Nancy & Gene Subler

Linda and Tom Walker
   Posted Fri January 01, 2021
Kay, Amy, Annette we are sadden to hear of Frances’s passing. We remember how friendly and kind he was whenever we met. Our prayers are with you as you heal from this loss of husband and father🙏🏻❤️.

Roxanne StMyers
   Posted Sat January 02, 2021
Our deepest sympathy at this sad time. Geraldine Wade ,Pam Pyers ,Roxanne St.Myers ,and Holly Case