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Jacob "Zilla" Anthony Shaw

September 27, 1986 August 12, 2019
Jacob  "Zilla" Anthony Shaw
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Obituary for Jacob "Zilla" Anthony Shaw

Jacob "Zilla" Anthony Shaw, 32, of Denton, (formerly of Exeter, RI) passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 in Salisbury, NC. He was born September 27, 1986 in Greensboro, NC to Kristi Matos. Jacob proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps as a Machine Gunner.
Jake enjoyed horseback riding, photography, basketball, and just being outdoors all the time. He loved walking everywhere he went and was always helping others and lending a hand wherever he saw a need.
Jacob was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Edward L'Herault.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Joseph "Joe" Shaw of Coventry, RI; a son, Jacob Anthony Shaw, Jr. of Denton; maternal grandmother, Mae L'Herault of Warwick, RI; paternal grandparents, Billie and Charles L'Herault of AR; two aunts, Nancy Gates of Narragansett, RI, Mae Auger Jordan of Warwick, RI; and numerous extended family and close friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday August 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Denton, NC, conducted by Pastor Shane.

Burial will take place with Military Honors at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter, Rhode Island on Saturday August 24th at 10:30 AM. Friends and relatives are invited to meet at 10:15 Am at the Administration Building at the cemetery just inside the gate on the right hand side.

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