Re: [board] Jim Shaw's obit - please forward

Ray Campbell <ray1530@...>

Hi Carla:

Thank you for sending Jim's Obituary out to us. If we wish to make a
donation to KSB in Jim's memory, is there any particular person or office on
campus that you suggest it should be addressed too?


Ray Campbell

-----Original Message-----
From: board-bounces@... [mailto:board-bounces@...] On Behalf Of
Carla Ruschival
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 8:05 AM
To: leadership; acb-l; board; acb-lions
Subject: [board] Jim Shaw's obit - please forward

James F. Shaw
SHAW, JAMES F., 60, of Louisville passed away at his home Sunday April 28,
He was a retired claims representative for The Social Security
Administration, past president of the Kentucky Council of the Blind
2000-2004 and
was also a member of the board of directors. He was treasurer of the Greater
Louisville Council of the Blind 2009 - present. He was also a board member
from 2005-2009. He was the current president of the Kentucky School for the
Blind Alumni Association.
Jim was a member of the American Council of Blind Lions and current
treasurer of the Tri-state Library Users. Jim was the former president of
the Middletown Lions Club.
He served as the Kentucky Council of the Blind representative to the Office
for the Blind Statewide Rehabilitation Council 2007 - 2013. He was currently
on the TARC Accessibility Advisory Counsel.
Since his retirement Jim was a proofreader of Braille textbooks for the
Kentucky School for the Blind.
Jim cared deeply for his family and friends and touched the lives of many
people across the country.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Rollin and Mary Ellen Shaw.
James is survived by his brother, Rollin Arkins Shaw Jr.; nephews, Justin
and Jordan Shaw; and their mother, Linda Shaw.
His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Middletown United Methodist
Church with burial in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Drakesboro, KY.
Visitation will
be 2 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ratterman Funeral Home 12900 Shelbyville
Road, East Louisville.
Expressions of sympathy may be given to the Kentucky School for the Blind in
lieu of flowers.
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