Robert Gordon "Gordie" Shaw Sr. died on June 25, 2007, at his home in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 63.
A graveside service was held on June 28, 2007, in Nine Mile Falls, Wash.
He graduated from Grant Union High School in 1963. He worked as a manager for Boeing for over 30 years.
He is survived by his son, Robert Gordon Shaw, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Tonia; two grandsons, Robby and Josh; granddaughter, Shealynn; and sister, Shirley Shaw-Wells.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine McKrola-Shaw; his parents, Alvin and Mildred Shaw; and son, Scott Shaw, who died last Easter of a heart attack at age 40.