James O. “Jimmy” Shaw passed away on Monday, May 8, 2023, at the ago of 66, of natural causes.
He is a native of Brunswick and has resided in Brunswick his entire life, where he attended St. Francis Xavier Catholic School and graduated in 1975 from Glynn Academy. He attended Brunswick Junior College and at the age of 22 began purchasing Central Hardware in Brunswick from his father, O.V. Shaw. The business will celebrate its 75th anniversary in July. His children now run the hardware store.
He enjoyed fishing, scuba diving, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his sister, Susan Evans of Cedar Point; daughter, Margaret Anne Strother of St. Simons Island; son, Baxter Shaw of Brunswick; two grandchildren; and numerous other relatives.
A casual celebration of life visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12, at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.
In memory of Jimmy, contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church or St. Francis Xavier School.