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East Peoria Times-Courier - East Peoria, IL
  • Obituary: Robert E. Shaw, 85, of East Peoria

  • EAST PEORIA ~ Robert E. Shaw, 85, of East Peoria, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at his residence.
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  • EAST PEORIA ~ Robert E. Shaw, 85, of East Peoria, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at his residence.
    Born Feb. 12, 1927, in Peoria to Claude O. and Anna E. (Glossick) Shaw, he married Mary L. Shelby on Dec. 30, 1960, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on May 13, 2007, in East Peoria. He also was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
    Surviving are four sons, James L. (Rae-Anne) Hamp of Peoria, Robert E. (Carol) Shaw II, Roger D. (Kathy) Hamp, and Ralph D. Hamp, all of East Peoria; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Robert had worked for WIRL 1290 AM as an engineer for 20 years, retiring in 1984.
    His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Chaplain Jeff Leeman will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral.  Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.
    Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
    To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.
     

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