Funeral services celebrating the life of Bro. William Aaron “Toby” Shaw, Jr. were held on Monday, October 9, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Dr. Ron Thompson. Interment will follow at Mt. Heights Cemetery, Mansfield, Louisiana. Visitation was held on Sunday, October 8, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Toby was born on December 11, 1948, in Shreveport, Louisiana to Opal and William Shaw, Sr. and peacefully entered into rest on Friday, October 6, 2023.
Toby loved farming and the outdoors. He loved to fish and hunt but riding his horses was his favorite thing, especially with his kids and grandkids. He loved his family, church, and his members. He enjoyed his mornings with the coffee group. He also said, “he was a jack of all trades and the master of none.” He will be missed by so many.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Deloris “Sis” Shaw; daughters, Michelle Burr (Dale), Stephanie Locke(Chris) and Jennifer Hobbs(Gary); sisters, Linda Porter and Melba Shaw; granddaughters, Jessica Bolton(Blake), Madison Knippers(Jaylynn) and Sydney Martin(Richard); grandsons, Justin Burr and Silas Hobbs; great-grandchildren, Hallie Bolton, and Waylon Martin; and a host of nieces and nephews. Toby was preceded in death by his parents.
Honoring Toby as pallbearers will be Chris Locke, Blake Bolton, Dale Burr, Jaylynn Knippers, Richard Martin, Justin Burr, Bubba Locke, and Gary Hobbs. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men’s Coffee Club.