Kenneth Ross “Ken” Shaw - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Kenneth Ross “Ken” Shaw

August 1, 1941 - January 9, 2022

          Kenneth Ross “Ken” Shaw, age 80, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022.

          Born in Mays Landing, NJ, on August 1, 1941, he was a son of the late Paul Oliver and Kathryn (Rupp) Shaw. Ken proudly served in the United States Army. After his dedicated service, he furthered his education by attending Delaware State University. Ken worked as a business teacher for Colonial School District.     

          Military honors will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status.

          In addition to his parents, Ken is preceded in death by his children, Elizabeth and Daniel Shaw.  He is survived by his children, Kenneth P. Shaw, Phillip J. Shaw, and Amanda T. Shaw; sister, Cynthia Killian; former wife, Patricia T. Shaw; and three grandchildren.



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  • Our sincere condolences to the family of Ken Shaw. Our fellow track and field official will be sadly missed. May God’s Strength and Comfort cover you all.

  • our deepest sympathies to the Shaw family. Kenny was amazing. Very dedicated to the young by being Santa and a dedicated track and field official.
    Rest in peace, my friend.

  • A dedicated and caring person. It showed in his officiating as well as his new occupation as Santa. I will miss you greatly . Rest in Peace my friend.

  • I was so sorry to hear about Kenny’s passing. He was a wonderful person and I will miss his optimistic outlook.

  • So Very Sorry to Hear of Ken’s Passing

    He was Great to Talk with at the Pool & Inspiring

    Ken You will be Missed

    Rest In Peace