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Arthur Reid Shaw, 80, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. He was born Oct. 7, 1936, to Joe and Olive Ruth (Denton) Shaw in Indianapolis.
He is survived by his wife, Linda (Retz) Shaw; sons, Thomas (Angela Gregory) Shaw, Arthur Andrew "Andy" (Rachel Finster) Shaw, and Brandon (Robin Wilson) Shaw; daughters, Marci Morris, Tammy (Chris) Hubbard, and Michelle "Misti" (Allen) Jones; grandchildren, Lindsey, Amanda, Ashleigh, Garrett, Kelsey, Cameron, Aiden, Maddie, Rilee, Keegan, Paige, Sarah, Halie, Ava, and Jessica. He is also survived by mother-in-law, Grace Retz; sister-in-law Anna Mae (Yetter) Shaw; many sisters- and brothers-in-law; and several nephews and nieces.
Art graduated from Washington High School and University of Indianapolis, where he enjoyed playing football and involvement in other activities. He taught and coached at several Indiana High Schools, including Greensburg and Avon. He later worked at several area hospitals as Director/Manager of Patient Accounts. He also worked at Anthem for several years in provider relations and management in the government contracts departments.
He loved coaching children in several sports - soccer, basketball, football, and baseball. He also played and coached softball for many years. Family was Art's lifeblood, and he was always the center of activity at family gatherings.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wilson-St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, 481 W. Main St., Greenwood. The funeral service will be there Friday at 11:00 a.m. The Rev.Tom Bridges to officiate.
Published on February 21, 2017
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