Obituary: Perry Richard Shaw


Services for Perry Richard Shaw of Falkville who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at the age of 74 will be at Moss Service Funeral Home Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 at 3 p.m. with Benjamin Smothers officiating.  Moss Service Funeral Home directing. The service will be available via live stream on Moss Service Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at Moss Service Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Moss Service Funeral Home directing.

Perry was born Dec. 14, 1946 to Richard and Amy Perry Shaw. His family lived on a farm and were very close.  He served in the United States Navy during Vietnam. Perry’s favorite TV shows were “Mash” and “The Waltons.” His hobbies included fast cars, pretty women, NASCAR and Alabama Football. He loved food, but his favorites were pies and ice cream. He always enjoyed having meals with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and the mother of his children Sandra Odom Shaw.

He is survived by his children Oliver (Mary) Shaw, Wendy Lee Shaw and Richie (Sylvia) Aker; grandchildren Tyler Shaw, Andrew Shaw, Zachary Shaw, Rosa Shaw, Levi Shaw, Brian Shaw, Nyah Shaw, Bentley Aker, and William Aker; sister Barbara (Kevin) Krumvieda; and brother Roger (Janet) Shaw.

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