GROVER HILL, Ohio - Carl F. Shaw, 84, of Grover Hill, died at 9:25 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, Ohio.
He was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Van Wert County, to the late Grace (Gardner) Shaw and Lewellyn F. Shaw. His wife, Eloise (Miller) Shaw, survives of Grover Hill. They were married at the parsonage in Wetzel, Ohio.
Other survivors include his children: Carla (Jim) Foster of Van Wert and Deena (Dale) Coppes of Grover Hill; a brother: Gene (Evelyn) Shaw of Hillsdale, Mich.; three granddaughters; one grandson; one great-granddaughter, and four great-grandsons.
He was a part-time farmer and retired from Continental Can Co., Van Wert, after 43 years of service. He attended Trinity Friends Church, Van Wert, and was a graduate of Hoaglin-Jackson High School.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. The Revs. Steve Savage and Neil Hammons will officiate. Burial will be in Middle Creek Cemetery, Grover Hill. Calling is 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Grover Hill EMS or Trinity Friends Church or Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.