LaCenter, KY; Alfred Elye Shaw age 89, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, IL. He was a member of Bethel Cumberland Prysbertian Church.
Elye was a 63 year member of Antioch Masonic Lodge #332 and served as a Master in the lodge in past years. He was a US Navy Veteran and served four years during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Bowman Distribution after 41 years of employment. During his employment Elye served as Sales Representative, National Training Manager, Industrial District Manager, and Accounting Executive.
He is survived by one daughter, Sabrina Gail Miles (Mike) of LaCenter, KY; one son, Stephen Randall Shaw (Laura) of Paducah, KY; one brother, Jim Shaw (Mary Carol) of Phoenix, AZ; four grandchildren, Zachary Shaw, Mary V. Shaw, Lucas M. Miles and Gabriel Shaw; and nine great grandchildren.
Elye was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Charlene Compton Shaw; his parents, Louis (Pie) Haddox Shaw and Myrtle Lee Hunt Shaw; and one brother Tom Edd Shaw.
A private visitation and funeral will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter. Rev. Drew Gray will officiate the service. Interment with military honors will follow at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Rexanna Ashcraft, 6857 LaCenter Road, LaCenter, KY 42056.
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