Born in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1946, Sho joined the Marines in 1966. He served as a company radio operator for Capt Andy DeBona of Mike Company. He received the Purple Heart during the period 7-10 September 1967 when the Battalion was in "Ambush Valley" in the Con Thien and C-2 area. Every year on 10 September he would call the Captain and other Marines that survived Ambush Valley. He is survived by his son Robert and grandson Gavin Kyle. Robert passed on 22 January 2010 and was buried with military honors on 28 January in Grandview Cemetery in the Fort Collins area.