Richard Dennis Shaw, 63, of Harmony, N.C., passed away Friday, August 27, 2021, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born in Iredell County, he was the son of the late Franklin D. Shaw and Lena Gay Brown Shaw, who survives.

For 20 years, Richard worked as a truck driver with L. Gordon Iron and Metal Company.

On October 31, 1980, he married Rosalie Nelson Shaw, and together they have shared over 40 years of marriage.

Richard loved riding his motorcycle and tractor and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Lena; wife, Rosalie; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Shayna Shaw; three grandchildren, MaKenzie, Braydon and Christian; one brother, Mark Shaw; and his beloved canine companion, Buddy.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 1, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be conducted Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Travis Brown officiating. Entombment will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Serving as pallbearers will be John Massey, Tommy Moore, Phillip Carnell, Mike Gandy, Greg Campbell and Dwight Davis.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Shaw family.

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