Crafton Drake Shaw, of Vilonia, went to be with the Lord on July 16, 2020, at the age of 18.
Drake was born on March 7, 2002, in Conway, Arkansas to Craft Shaw and Amanda Shaw-New. He was a member of the Vilonia Eagle high school baseball team until his recent graduation on July 11, 2020. Drake was full of life and loved hanging out with his family and friends as well as being an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his parents, Craft Shaw of Conway; Amanda and Jeremy New of Vilonia; two brothers, Justin and Aaden Shaw of Vilonia; one sister, Chloe New of Vilonia; his grandfathers, John Shaw of Conway; Brad Roe of North Little Rock; Ricky New of Maumelle; grandmothers, Janie Shaw of Conway; Mary Roe of North Little Rock; Rita New of Maumelle; as well as a host of extended family, team mates, and friends.
He is preceded in death by his uncle, Mike Roe, and his cousin, Baillie Hendrickson.
Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Friday, July 24, 2020, at Friendship Baptist Church 767 Rocky Point Rd, Conway, AR 72032. His life will be celebrated at 12:00 PM, Saturday, July 25, 2020 also at Friendship Baptist Church with Brother Chris Franco, and Brother B.J. Herndon officiating. Burial will follow at Vilonia Cemetery.
Due To COVID-19, health department guidelines will be strictly followed. All attendees should maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet from other family groups, anyone over the age of 10 must be masked.
Attendees should sit in the pews marked with even numbers.
DO NOT ATTEND THE SERVICE IF: You have ran a fever within 2 days of the service, if you have had a cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms typical of COVID-19, or if you have had known exposure to anyone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days. YOU MAY WISH TO REFRAIN FROM ATTENDING IF: You are 65 years of age or older, you have underlying health conditions such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, severe obesity, asthma, or a weakened immunity.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Vilonia Funeral Home 1134 Main Street Vilonia, AR 72173. Sign the online Book of Memories at www.viloniafuneralhome.com.