Arnold ‘John’ Shaw


Arnold “John” Shaw, 64, of Tonasket, Wash. died Nov. 30, 2019 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Wash.

John Shaw was born on Sept. 13, 1955 in Sedro Woolley, Wash. to his parents Anna Marie and ‘A’ Jackson Shaw.

John was a 12-year graduate of Brewster High School. In his youth he enjoyed team roping and rodeo. He operated heavy equipment for many years and embraced the challenge of taking bare land and making something useful and beautiful. He loved being in the mountains and spent as much time there as he could. For many years he worked as a hunting guide here and in Idaho. He loved to get together with his friends and tell stories about his adventures hunting and horseback riding in the mountains. He made many friends in his journey through life and will be greatly missed.

John is survived by his spouse, Belinda Spellman; his father, Jack Shaw; his children, Samantha Brooks and husband, Cameron Brooks and Cody Shaw and wife, Lexi Shaw; his sisters, Connie Roberts, and husband, Bill Roberts and Janiece Simpson, and husband, Jay Simpson, and his four grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his mom, Anna Marie Shaw.

Services to be determined at a later date. Bergh Funeral Service & Crematory is in care of arrangements.

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Rest in peace John. I'll never forget the good times we had growing up. You left us way too early.

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