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1935 James 2022

James Shawen

August 2, 1935 — February 19, 2022

James O. Shawen, of Campbellsville, son of the late Suewella Shawen was born August 2, 1935 in Romney, West Virginia. He died at 3:32 P.M., Saturday, February 19, 2022 at his home.           Age: 86

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

James served his country honorably in the United Sates Army for twenty years.

He retired from the United States Postal Service after some twenty years of service.

James enjoyed listening to country music and watching Western Movies and was an all around handyman.

He united in marriage to Marie Richerson Shawen March 2, 1957. She preceded him in death February 28, 2015.

He is survived by one daughter and two sons: Darla Callahan and Greg Shawen of Campbellsville and Gary Shawen and wife, Kimberly of Somerset; three grandchildren: Brad Callahan and wife, Renee of Shelbyville, Hannah Shawen and Alexander Shawen of Somerset; three great- grandchildren: Shelby Callahan, Sydney Callahan and Sadie Callahan of Shelbyville and many other relatives and friends.


VISITATION:      12:00 – 1:00 P.M., Friday, February 25, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Friday, February 25, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Dr. James E. Jones

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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Friday, February 25, 2022

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