Joseph H. Shaw, 94, of Xenia, Ohio died 10:03 AM, Sunday, June 12, 2011 at the Legacy Village Assisted Living, Xenia, Ohio. His wife, Naomi T. Shaw, preceded him in death August 30, 2009. They were married June 2, 1962. Mr. Shaw was born January 13, 1917 in Highland County, Ohio, son of the late Jacob and Evelena Swisshelm Shaw.
Mr. Shaw retired from the Standard Oil Company where he had worked his entire career. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks 797.
He is survived by a sister, Martha Louise Bennington. He will be missed by his family and friends, including his special “family” at Legacy Village Assisted Living.
A graveside service will be held 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio. In honoring the wishes of Mr. Shaw, there will not be any visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Legacy Assisted Living Memory Care Unit, 695 Wycliffe Drive, Xenia, Ohio 45385.