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C. Lee Shaw
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C. Lee Shaw, 89, of Dawsonville, died March 3, 2015.

Born May 9, 1925 in Baltimore, Md., to the late Walter and Marie Shaw, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 10 years, having moved from Amelia Island.

Mr. Shaw earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech and owned and operated Specialized Aggregates for more than 20 years until his retirement.

He was a former vice president of Georgia Marble and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

A member of Grace Presbyterian Church, he enjoyed tennis, golf, antique cars and working with his hands.

He was preceded in death by his previous wife, Mary Shaw.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Kay Shaw of Dawsonville; children, David Shaw and Sally Kinnaird of Midway, Ky., Thomas Lee and Judy Shaw of Dawsonville, Mary Lee and Troy Brawley of Conyers, James Andrew and Mary Shaw of Benicia, Calif.; sister, Margaret Starr of Laurel, Del.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his former wife and mother of his children, Rosemary Shaw of Conyers; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. March 6 at Grace Presbyterian Church with the remains placed in state at 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Jordan officiating. Interment will be held at Georgia National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Clinic, 452 Hwy. 53 East, Suite 1009, Dawsonville, GA 30534 or to Embracing Hospice, 8013 Majors Rd., Cumming, GA 30041.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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