Vernon Lee Shaw, 71, of Milton, Florida, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020.
Lee was born December 14, 1948, in Bucker, Missouri, and attended Fort Osage High School. He joined the United States Navy where he met his wife Jane Passmore. Lee was the last of eleven children born to the Shaw family.
He is preceded in death by his sons, Jerry Lee Shaw and Matthew Ray Shaw; granddaughter, Jericka
Shaw; his father, James F. Shaw; and his mother, Maggie Naomi (Higbee) Shaw.
Lee is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jane Angeline Shaw; two daughters, Tammie (Chad) Fulmer, Cindy Montagnino; seven grandchildren, Ashley Fulmer, Karissa (Austin) Fretwell, Jessica Shaw, Zack Hebner, Amy Fulmer, Matthew Fulmer-Shaw and Arron Fulmer; and one great-grandson, Wesson Lee Fretwell.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Hickory Hammock Baptist Church, Milton, Florida.
Graveside services will follow the Lewis Williams Memorial Cemetery at Hickory Hammock.
Visitation will be held 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., prior to the service.
The family wishes to thank the East Milton Fire Department, Lifeguard Ambulance Service and Hickory Hammock Baptist Church for all their help and assistance; and to the community for their prayers and support.