SIKESTON - John David Shaw III, 63, died Oct. 6, 2003, in the Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis.
Born Aug. 8, 1940, in White Hall, Ill., son of Thelma Lillian Grittith of Austin, Texas, and the late John David Shaw II, he retired from Harris and Marriott Hotels in St. Louis. He was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Sikeston.
On Oct. 23, 1975, he married Joyce A. Kveder who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include: one daughter, Lorene Shaw Sneed of St. Louis; one son, John Shaw of St. Louis; three brothers, Charlie Shaw of Sikeston, Steven Shaw of Redondo Beach, Calif., and Donnie Shaw of Austin; two sisters, Naomi Willingby of Palmdale, Calif., and Cheryl Becker of Bolling Green; and two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston with Leo Schott officiating.