NORTH ATTLEBORO – Robert H. “Bobby” Shaw, Jr., 67, of High Street passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at Wingate at Sharon Nursing Home.
Born November 27, 1949 in Brockton, he was a son of the late Robert H. Shaw, Sr. and Ethel (Neilson) Shaw.
He lived in Plainville for several years and has been a resident of North Attleboro for over 20 years.
Bobby worked for Robert Allen Fabrics, Dick’s Sporting Goods and was currently a cashier at Stop & Shop in North Attleboro.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was also a volunteer for the Jaycees in Plainville for many years.
He loved sports, particularly the Red Sox and coached little league, played softball, golf and hockey.
He also loved playing Keno and eating breakfast at Mackie’s restaurant downtown North Attleboro.
He is survived by his daughter, Katy Ackerman of Hudson; six siblings: Barbara Gagner of Wrentham, Bonnie Pond of Wrentham, William Shaw and wife Barbara of Mansfield, Bruce Shaw of Galway, NY, Nancy Bryant of North Attleboro and Kenneth Shaw of Wrentham; and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, June 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. A memorial service will be held at the conclusion of visitation at 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Attleboro Veteran’s Department, 43 South Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760 or the Greater Plainville Jaycees, 59 Spring Street, Plainville, MA 02762.