Larry Wayne Shaw (May 30, 1950 – December 5, 2021)

Larry Wayne Shaw (May 30, 1950 – December 5, 2021)

Larry Wayne Shaw (May 30, 1950 - December 5, 2021)

Larry Wayne Shaw, 71, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021 peacefully in his sleep at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Mr. Shaw was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming since 1961 and former resident of Illinois and Arizona. He was born May 30, 1950 in Rosiclare, Illinois; the son of Vernon Shaw and Ruth Jolene Moore.  

Mr. Shaw attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming, and was a 1968 graduate of Rock Springs High School. He married Deborah Ann Morgan April 12, 1971 in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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Mr. Shaw was a United States Veteran having served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era until he finished his tour in 1986. He worked at Curly Toth & Sons for 10 years and retired in May 2002 as an HVAC mechanic.

Mr. Shaw was a member of the American Legion Archie Hay Post #24. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.

Survivors include his wife Deborah Ann Shaw of Rock Springs, Wyoming; two sons, Larry Wayne Shaw Jr. and fiancé Misty of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Ronald Clarence Shaw and wife Reta of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one daughter Dawnessa Ann Shaw Snyder and husband Brandon of Rawlins, Wyoming; three brothers, Michael Robert Shaw and wife Kathy of Rock Springs, Wyoming; James Ronald Shaw and wife Inez of Rosiclare, Illinois; Dennis Leon Shaw and wife Lori of South Jordan, Utah; one sister Deborah Kay Shaw Gray and husband John of Rock Springs, Wyoming; five grandchildren, Raeden Nicole Shaw; Rylan Cain Shaw; Trinity Nicole Tunin; Berkeley Ann Snyder; Brady Dale Snyder; one uncle Harold Moore, Illinois as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents, parents, one brother Vernon Eugene Shaw; one sister-in-law, Rhonda Shaw; one brother-in-law, Terry Morgan; three nephews, Brian Shaw; James Shaw Jr. and Jacob Gray.

The family respectfully requests donations be made in Larry’s memory to American Legion Archie Hay Post #24, 551 Broadway Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901.

Cremation will take place; memorial services with military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, January 7, 2022, at the Vase Funeral Home, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, WY.

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