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John Samuel Shaw


Sunrise: January 29, 1955

Sunset: October 4, 2019

John Shaw peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on Friday, October 4,2019. John was born on January 29,1955 and was
the youngest child born to the late Grace Shaw. John was a faithful member of New Beginning Apostle Church for six years. He worked for Defense Logistics Agency for over fifteen years where he retired when he became ill. John lived a full life with a big sense of humor. His favorite saying was “ I love you and there is nothing you can do about it.” John is survived by two brothers, William (Jeanette) Gatling, Ralph ( Toledo) Shaw.; four children Arica Shaw, John Shaw III, Reginald Wilson, and Simone (William) Shaw. Eight grandchildren, Ny’Zaiah, Tania, Kayla, Reginal Jr, Kymya, Tatum, Payton, and Kingston. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Viewing Friday, October 11, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Family Receiving Friends Friday, October 11, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Michelle F Wilson says

    We are praying for the Shaw family. Strength to your body, mind, and spirit. May God comfort and keep you all in the days to come. Brother John S. Shaw will truly be missed.

    Peace, Love & Comfort
    From: Pastor Van D. & Michelle F. Wilson
    Jubilee Apostolic Ministry, INC.

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    Magalene McKelvey says

    To all of the Shaw family and friends. My prayers are with you. Mr. Shaw was a fun and loving man, even at work; he kept some of us laughing doing some not so good times, no matter how he felt. I will always remember him, always, as a good man. M. McKelvey

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    BARBARA HALSEY says

    Praying for the Shaw Family at this difficult time. DEEPEST SYMPATHY BARBARA NIXON HALSEY & FAMILY

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    Ed and Lynnette hall says

    To the family of John Shaw may the lord bring you peace and comfort at your time of need

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    Linda D. Parker (Williams} Chicago, IL says

    Shaw Family,

    It is with a heavy heart that we (Williams Family) send our prayers and condolence to the family. John was a wonderful friend to me and my family. I will miss his contagious smile and jokes. May each of you hold on to all the love, laughter and memories of John to sustain each of you for the days and nights ahead. Just know that God and John is watching over all of us now. Heaven just got a lot funnier with John being there.God’s Peace and Love I leave unto each of you each day. RIP my Dear Friend John.

    Drake, Linda, Freddy, Annette (Williams) – The Real Roberts Park

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