Curtis Wade “Curt” Shaw

CENTRALIA — Curtis Wade “Curt” Shaw, 52, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia.

Shaw CurtisHe was born October 20, 1962, in Centralia, the son of Ronald D. and Betty I. (Dodson) Shaw. He married Kathy Lynn McCormick in May of 1991, in San Antonio, Texas and they later divorced.

Curt is survived by his sons, Specialist Robby Shaw and wife Felicia of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Ryan Shaw of Centralia; grandson Owen Shaw of Colorado Springs, Colorado; parents, Ronald Shaw and Betty Shaw of Centralia; brother, Roger Shaw and wife Gaye of Centralia; sister, Linda Paschal of Centralia; nephews, Nate Paschal of Centralia, Matt Shaw of Houston Texas, Josh Shaw of Houston, Texas, and Mark Newcomb and wife Jessica of Centralia; nieces, Stacey Paschal of Centralia, and Amber Smith and husband Dathan of Ashley; great-nephews, Gavin Paschal, Amarion Newcomb, Brylan Guthrie, Ayden Fox and Alton Fox; great-nieces, Kyndal Paschal, Hailey Newcomb, Ciara Newcomb, Alexis Newcomb, Kailee Smith and Kensie Smith; former mother-in-law Mary McCormick of Centralia; and special friend Melissa Morgan of Centralia.

Curt was preceded in death by his nephew, Kalib Donald Paschal.

Shaw CurtCurt believed in living life to its fullest and lived his life the way he wanted. He enjoyed being on the road on his motorcycle. He was one to be in the outdoors and liked to camp and fish. He enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends. Curt was a production worker in the finishing department at Radiac Abrasives in Salem, Illinois since August 19, 1984. He has lived all of his life in Centralia.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4:30  until 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2015 at the JC Foundation/Sprehe Field Shelter on 300 Country Club Road in Centralia. Cremation rites by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia.

Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to Mr. Shaw’s family at or on Facebook.