John O. Shaw, Sr., former Master of Masonic Masters Lodge #295, died June 11, 2009, at the age of 78. Mr. Shaw lived in Covington, and was a retired brick mason after working in construction for 50 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Smith Shaw; parents, Walter Merrell and Edna Louise Stewart Shaw. Survivors include his sons, John O. Shaw, Jr., of Covington, Michael Wayne Shaw of WI; grandchildren, Jonathan Shaw, Jacob Shaw, Devin Shaw, Brady Shaw, Casey James Shaw, Bryson Shaw; sister, Marilyn Epharent of Hinesville, GA; one niece. Funeral Services for Mr. Shaw will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2009, 2 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Rd., with interment following in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Monday, June 15, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM.