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John “Jack” B. Shaw

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Shaw, Rev. John “Jack” B, 73, Johnstown died Feb. 21, 2016 at home surrounded by family. Born Aug. 26, 1942 in Johnstown to the late John Wesley and Lucille (Ickes) Shaw. Preceded in death by daughter, Sarah Grace in 2002; brothers, Theodore “Ted” W. Shaw in 2011; Robert “Bob” Shaw in 1967; sisters, Marion “Mary” Shaw in 1987; Jane (Shaw) Gerber in 2003; and twin grandchildren, Joshua and Jackie Price in 2013. Survived by wife, Grace (Lasure) Shaw; children, Suzanne, John, Stacie, Matthew; 10 grandchildren, Jordan Shaw; Kyleigh Moody; Chaya Simms; Jacob Rood; Janica and Cassie Shaw; Brittanie and Braeden Stull; four great grandchildren, Lexi; Caia; Nevaeh; Averianna; brother, Donnie; and sisters Lorrie and Suzie. Jack was the founder and president of Shaw Steeple Jacks, Inc., an ordained minister, and founder and president of Jack Shaw Ministries International; which is establishing a medical, educational, and spiritual complex in Nakuru, Kenya East Africa. The late Johnny and June Carter Cash were friends of Jack and served as founding members of Jack Shaw Ministries International board of directors from 1986-2003. They were committed to the development of Grace Christian Mission Hospital, which will serve the people of Kenya, East Africa. Their son John Carter Cash currently serves on the board and is working in Africa. Jack attended church services and served as an elder at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship with the Rev. Gary Tustin and Pastor Jim Gay. Jack was a faithful follower of Christ and lived every day for Christ. In 1985, Jack wrote a testimonial booklet, “From Darkness to Light” to share his rebirth and testimony for Christ Our Lord and Savior with others. At the request of the family there will be no viewing or services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. 2 Corinthians 5:8 we are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord, 2 Samuel 14:14 like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so must we die, but that is not what God desires; rather, he devises ways so that a banished person does not remain banished to him. Arrangements in care of the Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd. “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at


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