Howard ‘Pete’ Shaw


Howard “Pete” Shaw, 78, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at the Franklin United Methodist Community. He was a resident of Edinburgh.

He was born Dec. 16, 1936, in Edinburgh, the son of Marvin O. Shaw and Emma (Burton) Shaw.

He survived by sons, Howard Shaw Jr. of Edinburgh, Donald Burton Cincinnati, Brian Shaw and Shawn Shaw; daughters, Sandy Wood of Mooresville, Cassie Shaw of Franklin and Brittney Shaw of Indianapolis; and a sister, Naomi McCall of Franklin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Garry Campbell; and sisters, Carolyn S. Hogan, Brenda J. Niccum and Mary Burch.

He was a longtime member of ABATE and a former member of the National Guard. He was a self-employed painter.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, 302 E. Main Cross St., Edinburgh.