In Memory of

John Shaw

Full Name: John H. Shaw
Date of Birth: April 2, 1930
Date of Death: May 26, 2018
May 29, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Cuba
Service Information:
May 30, 2018 - Private Graveside Cuba Cemetery

Canton- John Henry Shaw, 88, of Canton passed away at 4:50 PM Saturday May 26, 2018 at Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born April 2, 1930 at Cuba the son of Ralph H. and Dorothy A. (Hall) Shaw. He married Shirley Mae Cooper on December 26, 1948 at the Cuba Christian Church. She survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Debbie (Jerry) Conner of Macomb and Betsy (Ron) Mayall of Canton, four grandchildren, Todd (Joanna) Conner, Shanna (Dan) Krause, Chad (Staci) Mayall and Sara Mayall, and four great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

John graduated from Cuba schools. He served in the US Navy from 1948-1950 where he went to electrical engineering school. John worked for AMAX Coal Corporation for 39 years in the electrical engineering department.

John was a member of the Cuba Christian Church where he had served as deacon and elder. He was also a member of the Cuba Masonic Lodge #534. John had served as president of the AMAX 20 year club, president of the Mining Electrical Group of Southern Illinois, and on board of directors of Open Pit Mining Association.

A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday May 30th at the Cuba Cemetery with Pastor Mike Arnett officiating. Burial will be in Cuba Cemetery with military services conducted by the Cuba American Legion Russell Smith Post 533. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Tuesday May 29th at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 PM following the visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cuba Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at

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From: Terry and Leesa BeechamMay 28 2018 8:27AM
This just breaks my heart and we will miss our friend John.  God Bless his family.
From: Teresa and Jim WelchMay 29 2018 11:41AM
Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers through this hard time.
From: susie bucherMay 29 2018 10:18PM
Thinking of all your family during this difficult time.  Bob and Susie Bucher
From: John and Luce ShryockJun 2 2018 2:01PM
So very sorry to hear of your loss.
Our prayers and condolences are with you at this sad time.

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