Tommy Leon Shaw, 85, of Russellville, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. The son of Thomas and Lucy Alice Ellington Shaw, he was born July 25, 1935 in Roxana, OK. He was a United States Air Force Veteran of Korea. Tommy worked as Senior Health Physicist in the Nuclear Industry. When it came to work, he was the first in and the last out. Tommy was a father and an even better grandfather. He enjoyed fishing, golf, and yes, yard work. Tommy loved hanging with his grandkids and was known as a family man first and foremost, NOTHING, was more important than family. He was a member of the Russellville Christian Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son Jeff Shaw. Tommy is survived by one daughter, Lori Shaw Brown of California; a grandson, Jason & Michelle Shaw; two great grandsons, Asher Shaw and Zayne Shaw, of Russellville; three sisters, Connie & Verlon Sims of Dardanelle; Loretta Boyce of Ola, Bonnie & Tom Underhill of Russellville; and one brother, Mike & Pam Shaw of Clarksville.
A private family memorial service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021, at Oakland Cemetery in Russellville, officiated by Rev. Susan Underhill-Allen. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Herman Humphrey Dignity Cremation Center.
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