Mr. Roy Talton Shaw, age 73, of LaGrange, passed away on April 26, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Shaw was born on April 15, 1946 in LaGrange to the late Roy Vernon Shaw and Eunice Coggins Shaw. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired from Dunson Mills. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Roy Taylor Shaw.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ann Edwards Shaw; sons, Joseph (Joey) Lamar Shaw, Sr. and his wife Tonya and Jeremy Glen Shaw and his wife Tina; daughter, Theresa Velazquez and her husband Jose; sisters, Merle Hammitt and Esther McNair; grandchildren, Bryant Velazquez (Jennifer), Laura Velazquez, Leandro Velazquez, Diamond Pursley (Junior), Dustin Shaw (Katie), Dylan Shaw, Joseph Shaw, Jr., Justin Shaw (Bethany), Jonathan Shaw, Jordan Shaw and Brittany Shaw; 6 great grandchildren with one on the way.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel. Interment will follow at Meadoway Gardens. Family will receive friends on Saturday from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhome.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.