Mickey Lynn Shaw of Rowlett, Texas, passed away Dec. 12, 2017.
Mickey was born July 7, 1943, in Royse City, Texas, to Herman and Lizzie Shaw. Mickey was a kind, loving gentleman. He was always willing to listen and never met a stranger.
Mickey loved his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He spent countless hours learning about the Bible and studying the Word. Mickey served his country in Vietnam and was part of the 577th Engineering Battalion (Army). Mickey was also a US Letter Carrier for 27 years.
He would spend countless hours creating music and sending comfort items monthly to soldiers serving in Desert Storm; he did this for more than 10 years. Mickey was a proud Royse City Bulldog!!
He was preceded in death by both his parents, Herman Leslie Shaw and Lizzie Viola Shaw; brothers Wendall Lloyd Shaw and Rodney Odell Shaw; and father figures Ted Claycom and Toogie Pierce.
Mickey is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Dianne Dodson Shaw; son Jason Shaw and wife Cindy Leigh; sisters Jaunell Shaw Canup and Judy Shaw Knight (David); brother Jerrell Glen Shaw (Kay); sisters-in-law Pasty Ruth Shaw, Connie Dodson and Judy Crowder (Richard), and ornery brother-in-law John E. Dodson; numerous nephews, nieces, friends and brother-in-arms.
Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Restland Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas.
Funeral service will be held Dec. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Lake Pointe Church Chapel located at 701 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or Lake Pointe Church Haiti Clinic Mission.
Special thanks to Faith Presbyterian Hospice and staff, Tina Withrow-Cancer Navigator, Rev. Leroy Spiller, Chris Hoar and nursing staff with Baylor Scott and White-Lakepoint in Rowlett.
Published on December 15, 2017