Benny Dean Shaw

Jan. 27, 1946 –

March 17, 2014

Benny Dean Shaw, 68, of Waxahachie passed away March 17, 2014 in Dallas. He was born Jan. 27, 1946 in Waxahachie to the late Charlie and Jessie Archer Shaw. Benny attended schools in Waxahachie and later went to work for Owens Corning Fiberglass, where he worked for 20-plus years until his retirement in 2010. He loved fishing, hunting, woodworking and camping. He loved his dogs and cat. He will be dearly missed by his family and everyone who knew him and loved him.

He is survived by his partner in life: Margaret Churchwell of Midlothian; two sons: Rodney and Nicole Shaw of Beaumont and Brad and Lorenda Shaw of IdaBel, Okla.; one daughter: Tammy and Scott Crenshaw of Chandler, Texas; step-children: Debbie Phillips of San Angelo; Rusty Churchwell of Wichita Falls and Becky LaRue of Houston; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Harold “Bunk” Shaw and Robert Shaw.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Shaw, Glen Seabolt, Wade Drummond and Dave Sobottka.

Services to celebrate his life are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 graveside at the Sardis Cemetery with the Rev. Kelleigh Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery.

A visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Wayne Boze Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie. www.waynebozefuneralhome.com