Donal Ray Shaw
Oct 27, 2013
Donal Ray Shaw
Oct. 27, 2013
Donal Ray Shaw, 69, of Athens, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence.
A native of Waxahachie, Texas, he had lived in the McMinn County area for the past 40 years. He served as a supervisor at Charisma Chairs for many years and most recently worked at Exel, Inc. He was an avid NASCAR and Dallas Cowboys fan, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Ruby Carlton Shaw; brother, L.D. Shaw; and mother-in-law, Shirley Givens.
Survivors include his loving wife of 36 years, Donna Shaw of Athens; children, Nicole Shaw of Athens, Monica Prater and husband, Richard, of Waxahachie, Texas, Kevin Shaw and wife, Cathleen, of Waxahachie, Texas, and Don Shaw Jr. and wife, Alesa, of San Angelo, Texas; sisters-in-law, Lucille Wilkins of Sweetwater, and Merle Shaw of Waxahachie, Texas; special friends, Joe Crisp, Billy Brown, Nikki Gunter, Robin Wilkins, Cesily Cox and Layna Cox; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of Donal\'s life will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the McMinn County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
We invite you to visit the Shaw family guest book and send a message of comfort to www.serenityfunerals.com
Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.