Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, at the Partlow Funeral Chapel with visitation until 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will be conducted by Dr. Larry Locke and Al Bugg Jr. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery.He is preceded in death by parents, Albert and Lula Gaw and two infant sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Janice Daniel Gaw; daughters, Connie (Eddie) Testamand, Karen Stephens, Kim (Chris) Cantwell and Carol (Ronnie) Laine; son William D. "Bill" (Kim) Gaw Jr. Also surviving are grandchildren Stephanie and Stacy Testamand, Melodee Freeman, Magen (Ryan) Clayton, Daniel Mayes, and Gracelyn Gaw; great-grandchildren, Amber, Ashley and Jonathan Testamand and Kaitlynn Ott.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers: Barry Sherrill's Faith Builders Sunday School Class, his church family from Royal Oak Church of Christ, Royal Oak, Michigan, Ernie Maness, Al Bugg Sr., Johnny Dickens, Don Alexander, Jerry McQueen, and Melvin Testamand.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contrbutions be made to the College Hills Church of Christ Carl Manning Compassion Center or the Community Cares Center at 1401 Leeville Pike, Lebanon, 37087.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel.