Ned Franklin Shaw, 84, of New Holland, Ohio died Monday, July 23, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. at his residence.

Ned was born January 21, 1934, in New Holland to John and Marie Edna Willis Shaw, Jr.  He was a 1952 graduate of New Holland High School and was a lifelong resident of New Holland.

Before his retirement in 1996, he was a brick and stone mason.  He had also served as a field representative for the Southern Ohio District Council of the International Union of Brick Layers and Allied Craftsmen, of which he had been a member for 64 years.

He had been a member of the Church of Christ since 1952, and had served as Sunday school teacher and superintendent and deacon and elder.  He had been a member of the State Route 38 Church of Christ the past seven years.

Ned was a United States Army veteran and had served with the 166th Regimental Combat Team.  He was a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion and a 54-year New Holland Lodge F & AM #392.

He was preceded in death by a son, Daryl Franklin Shaw in 1957; his parents and four brothers, Joe, Jack, Bryce and Robert Shaw.

Ned is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Louise Longberry whom he married October 10, 1954; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark M. and Amy Shaw of Grove City and a grandson, Matthew Shaw and his wife, Raina, all of Grove City.  Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, July 27, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with Bill Myers, minister at the State Route 38 Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland Thursday from 4-8 p.m. where a Masonic service, which is open to the public, will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the State Route 38 Church of Christ, 1550 State Route 38-NE, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.


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  • John Jordan says:

    I am extremely saddened by Ned’s passing. Such a very fine gentleman. I always enjoyed seeing and talking to Ned. I hate that I will be unable to go to his viewing as I am in Florida presently but my prayers are extended to him and his family.

  • Dianna Joseph says:

    Fly high Uncle Ned. Give Grandpa a big hug from me.

  • Becky Blevins says:

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s comfort.