James Russell Shaw, 68, of Columbia died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Boone Hospital. He was born May 22, 1952, in Columbia, the son of Russell and Susan (Van Trump) Shaw. Cremation arrangements are by Columbia Cremation Care Center.
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