Johnnie Shaw
Johnnie Shaw
Johnnie Lee Shaw, 50, Rochester, died at 6:30 a.m. Jan. 16, 2017, at his residence, where he had been in declining health the past couple of months.

He was born on June 21, 1966, in Rensselaer to Delos J. Shaw and Donna C. (Brown) Shaw. He had lived in the Rochester community for the past 19 years, having lived in Arizona before that.

On June 24, 1989, in Rensselaer, he married Jennifer S. (Arnett) Shaw. Together they shared the past 27 years.

He was an executive assistant manager at Walgreens at Rochester, Rensselaer, and other locations.  

John was a member of the ParkSide Community Church, Argos. He was an avid football fan rooting for the Washington Redskins and the Detroit Lions, along with the Georgia Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

John loved "Star Wars" and contemporary Christian music.

John was survived by his wife, Jenny S. Shaw, Rochester; his feline friend, Baxter; his stepfather, Garner Wireman, Rensselaer; his brother, Garner Wireman Jr. and wife Danielle, Lapel; his sister, Darlene Chambers and husband Ron, Lafayette; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, James Shaw.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at the ParkSide Community Church, 225 S. Michigan St., Argos. A funeral service will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at the church with the Rev. Brian Trump officiating. Burial will follow at the Sand Hill Cemetery, Rochester.

Memorial contributions may be made to ParkSide Community Church, 225 S. Michigan St., Argos, or the Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center, 1540 Wentzel St., Rochester, IN 46975.