Obituary: Mr Keith William Shaw

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Mr Keith William Shaw, of Kingsbury Way, Hull, has died.

Born in Grantham in February 1946, he was the eldest son of the late Douglas and Joan Shaw of Grantham and brother to Beryl and Barry and the late Jean.

He leaves two children, Joanne and Christopher.

After leaving school at the age of 15 he became a tree surgeon. He later worked in maintenance at BMARC and Coles Cranes, before joining the Lincolnshire Fire Brigade as a retained fireman in 1974. Mr Shaw rose up the ranks to sub officer level.

He had also worked at Anglian Water. He retired in 2009, having worked as an HGV driver.

Mr Shaw’s interests included fishing, darts, gardening, dancing and socialising.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Robert Holland.

Family mourners included: Joanne Snell, Christopher Shaw, Sean Snell, Kate Shaw, Jake Shaw, Kieron Smith, Nathan Shaw, Lewis Shaw, Aimee Lee, Chelsea Lee, Lewis Snell, and Judith Picyard.

Other mourners included: Dave Charles, Pat and Lionel Royce, Mr and Mrs K. Lewin, Joe Drennan, Steve Oakes, Madeline Jackson, Della Wollerton, Derek Bingham, Mr and Mrs Singleton, Mr and Mrs Hodgkiss, Mr J. Oakes, Sue and Terry Baines.

Ann and Trev Pacey, David Bradley, Wendy Oakes, Sue and Terry Baines, Ann and Trev Pacey, Lesley and Bill Mees, Alan and Beryl Atter, Philip and Susan Laccohee, Kevin and Linda Oakes, Rachel Hinch.

Pauline Snell, Bernard Snell, Win Kime, Margaret Henson, Cynthia Johnson, Graham Ward, Gill and Richard Wright, Dave and Judy Maltby, Roger and Cindi Branant, Mel Ward, Pete Marshall, Jeff Peacock, Mick Smith, Chris McDonald, Mez and Alison Clegg, Mr and Mrs Snell, Tracey Atter, Neil Donsatt, Sharon Newton.

Laura Allen, Terry Parkinson, Mick and Julia King, Mick Gibson, Terry Carey, Mr and Mrs B. Shaw, Jodie Shaw, Mr C. Carthew, Rex Pearson, Mr and Mrs Simpson, Nicola Meadows, Neil Morgan, Margaret Cooper, Malcolm and Carol Hackney, Zoe Meadows, Margaret Shaw, Simon Shaw.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for the Fire Brigade Benelovent Fund.