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Robert M. Shaw

April 17, 1981 September 2, 2017
Robert M. Shaw
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Robert Michael Shaw, 36, passed away unexpectedly on September, 2nd 2017 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. He was the fiancé of Brandi Stapleton and they shared 16 years together.  He was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 17th, 1981 to Debbie Warren. He worked for Contract Machining and Manufacturing Inc. and was published in Popular Mechanics for machining. He enjoyed playing sports, traveling, and falling asleep wherever he laid his head. Those who knew him knew he was a huge Ohio State fan. He was Uncle Robert to all the kids he was around and helped ump for Joplin Little League softball. He loved spending time with his family and family pets Xenia and Tippy. He proceeded in death by his mother Debbie Warren. He is survived by fiancée Brandi Stapleton of Joplin, MO; two daughters Tiara and Kadence Shaw of Joplin, MO; his stepfather Daniel Warren of North Bend, OR; sister Caroline Gwozdz Loetz of Lawton, OK; niece and nephew Amber and Gabe Gwozdz of Lawton, OK; and niece Peyson McDaniel of Joplin, MO.  Robert battled many demons throughout his life but with the encouragement of his family he had started to make growth. Now he has finally found peace with his Lord and Saviour. Services are still pending.  Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.  Visit for online condolences.

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