Paul Shew

Published 11:07 am Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Mr. Paul Shew, 89, of Davie Academy Road, Mocksville, died on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born March 25, 1928, in Iredell County to the late Mancy and Nora Parker Shew. Mr. Shew was a graduate of Harmony High School, Class of 1947. He was drafted into military service in 1950, serving in the Company A 175th Military Police Battalion in Germany during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Shew attended barber school in Winston-Salem and began his career at Cooleemee Barber Shop in 1958, and retired in 2009. He was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church where he served as building fund treasurer. Mr. Shew was a charter member of the Davie Academy Ruritan Club, as well as a member of Cooleemee VFW Post 1119 and Woodmen Life Chapter 323.

Survivors: his wife of 61 years, Margaret Ann Cartner Shew; 3 daughters, Paula Allen (Dean), Darlene Fuller (Phil) and Teresa Santis (Johnny); granddaughters, Jessica Allen (Nick Cash), Julie Holt (Jamey), Stephanie Shoffner (Jeremy), Courtney Allen (Michael Carney), Elizabeth and Rebekah Santis; grandson, Chad Fuller (Eleanor); great­grandchildren, Winn and Silas Fuller, Fuller Kate and Seger Holt, and Weston Shoffner; a brother, Glenn (Dorothy) Shew of Turnersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

His celebration of life service was to be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 29 at Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Erwin and Dr. Danny Cartner officiating. The body was to be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial was to follow in the church cemetery with military graveside rites. The family was to receive friends from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, June 28 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Salem UMC Building Fund, 1582 Davie Academy Road, Mocksville.