July 13, 1935 – Aug. 16, 2015
Funeral services for longtime Worland, and former Greybull, resident Richard “Dick” A. Shaw will be held Friday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center in Worland. Dick, 80, died Aug. 16 at the Washakie Medical Center.
He was born in Worland on July 13, 1935, received his education in Worland and graduated from Worland High School in 1953. He played on the football team that took the 1953 state title.
He married Gayle Tolman in Worland on Sept. 19, 1954. He worked as a clerk at Safeway. He transferred to Greybull in 1963, where he managed the Safeway store until 1968. The family moved to Denver, where he continued to work for Safeway.
In 1972, the Shaws moved back to Greybull where he opened Papo’s Pizza.
Dick began working for Empire Gas and the family relocated to Worland. He worked for Empire until he retired.
Dick loved the mountains, spending time with family and friends, his dog, and helping with girls’ church camp. He served many callings within the LDS Church.
His parents and two brothers, Milton E. Shaw and John V. Shaw, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Gayle of Worland; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Melanie Shaw of Gladstone, Ore.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Norman and Margaret Dvorak of Billings, Mont., Robert and Sari Shepard of Spokane, Wash., and Perry and Brenda Wilzbach of Kearney, Mo.; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations can be made to the New Hope Humane Society in care of Bryant Funeral Home.