Stanley W. Shaw

Date of Death: October 24, 2019

Rev. Stanley W. Shaw, 81, of Greensburg, Indiana, a former United Methodist pastor in Kentucky, passed away Oct. 24, 2019, at Majestic Care Nursing Home in North Vernon, Indiana. 

Stanley was born June 12, 1938, in Barren County, Kentucky, the son of Morris and Evelyn (Barrick) Shaw. He graduated from Glasgow High School in Kentucky in 1957 and then served in the Army until 1962. 

After his time in the military, he went to Kentucky Wesleyan College and later Emory University in Atlanta, where he obtained a degree in Religion and Philosophy in 1966. On July 13, 1968, he married Marillyn R. Willeford, who survives. Other survivors include his sister, Brenda (Lonnie) Jaggers of Glasgow, Kentucky; his sister-in-law, Donna Shaw; two nieces, Sherry Bishop and Dena Hall; and his nephew, Mike Shaw. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son Timothy Shaw; and two brothers, Billie Ray Shaw and Clifton Shaw. 

Stanley served at several Kentucky churches, most recently Custer UMC in Irvington, from 1997 to 2000. After his retirement from the Kentucky Conference, he served in Indiana as pastor of Letts UMC near Greensburg for 19 years.

His funeral was held Oct. 28, 2019, at Gilliland Howe Funeral Home in Greensburg with Pastor Chris Stephens officiating. Burial followed in South Park Cemetery, Greensburg.