Robert Harry Shaw, 61, passed away quietly at his Covington home April 14. The son of Elsworth William "Bill" and Constant "Joan" Shaw, he was born in 1948 in Phoenix, Ariz. He served his country proudly for 20 years in the United States Air Force. He was also a corrections officer for the Georgia Department of Corrections until 2006.
Surviving are his wife Robin Shaw of Covington; her family Mr. and Mrs. Russell Swartz Jr. of Covington, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Adiah of Hollywood, Fla., Russell Swartz III of Tallapoosa; his mother Constant Jean Shaw of Benton, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith of Benton, Ill., and Betty Ann Brown of Fresno, Calif.; children Andrew Klarmann of Eddy, Texas, Yvonne Klarmann of San Antonio, Texas, Anthony Klarmann of Dayton, Ohio, Thomas Shaw of Nebraska, Michael and Rachel Shaw of Wichita Falls, Texas, stepsons Chad Kroon of St. Clair, Mo., Kevin Kroon of Grand Rapids, Mich., David Kroon of Covington; 14 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services are pending.