Emmett Ray Shaw

Emmett Ray Shaw, 93, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 in Kenedy, TX.  Mr. Shaw was born October 10, 1928, to Robert L. and Maggie Shaw.  He attended Kenedy High School and enrolled in the United States Navy after graduation. After his discharge from the Navy, Ray worked at the Kenedy Cotton Compress, where he was a foreman for many years.  Ray was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ila Raye, three brothers (Glenn, Clyde and Kelly), 3 sisters (Leone Ross, Ruby Burrage, and twin Fay Homeyer Blakeney), and son-in-law David Salyer.  Survivors include his daughter, Sherry Salyer, two granddaughters, Staci Salyer and Sharee Salyer, four great-grandchildren, Caley Jackson, Makenna Salyer-Norman, Omar David (O.D.) Solano, Logan Salyer, and brother-in-law, Harold Christian.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  The Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 26th, in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Floyd Tompkins officiating.  Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery, in Kenedy, TX.