Obituary Notice: Michael Lynn Shaw

Michael Lynn Shaw, 35, of Pleasant View/Mount Juliet, TN and formerly of West Decatur died Thursday, May 27 at the Northcrest Medical Center, Springfield, TN.

Born on Oct. 15, 1974 in Tyrone, he was the son of Philip L. Shaw and his wife, Shirley of West Decatur and Ms. Debbie (Schnars) Shaw of Kersey.

He was a 1992 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola High School. He was also a 1996 graduate of Slippery Rock University. He was a school teacher and football coach at Sycamore High School. He founded the Middle Tennessee Football League.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Alvin “Mike” and Alma (Butler) Shaw and his maternal grandparents, Edgar and Dorothy (Shimel) Schnars.

Mr. Shaw was survived by a brother, Eric Shaw and his wife, Jodi of West Decatur and two nieces, Natalie and Evelyn Shaw of West Decatur. He was also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12 at the Calvary United Methodist Church, with the Pastor Brent Salsgiver officiating. Interment will be at Mock’s Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Philipsburg-Osceola Football Program, c/o Lee Fisher, Philipsburg-Osceola School District, 502 Philips Street, Philipsburg, PA 16866.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, Philipsburg.

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