Shaw, Donald Richard

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Donald Richard Shaw, age 81, of Christiansburg died, Thursday, July 15, 2021, at his home. He was born in Bluefield, WV on August 9, 1939 to the late Earl Lawrence and Lucille Berdie Roberts Shaw. He was preceded in death by his wife Annie Belle Shaw; brothers, Earl (Artie) Shaw, George Shaw.

He was a lifelong member of Christiansburg Fire Department and served for 50 years. He is a veteran of the US Army. He retired from Virginia Tech with 35 years of service. He was a member of the United Church of God.

He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Kristi Shaw, Alan and Susan Shaw, David and Twyla Shaw; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Rick Rector, Dian and Martin Matsko; grandchildren, Brandon, Jessica, Brian, Jordan, Kaitlyn, Caydee, Ally; great-grandchildren, Jude, Axl, Floyd, Hudson, Crosby, Isabelle; sister, Sally June Maness; brother, John Shaw.

Services will be handled privately. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family will receive friends from 12-3:00 pm Sunday, July 18, 2021 at the family home at 415 North High Street, Christiansburg, Va. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.