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George "Poppi" Schultz
December 11, 1946 ~ November 16, 2022 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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George Schultz Obituary
George Schultz “Poppi”, age 75 of Palmetto, Florida passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at his home. He was born on December 11, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan to the late George and Esther (Mainwood) Schultz. After high school, he joined the United States Airforce having served from 1967-1971. On December 23, 1972, he married Betty Jo Schultz, who survives. He furthered his education at Nova University where he obtained his MBA and went to work as an Executive for several companies to include GTE, HP and the Manatee County Government.
George was kind and slow to anger and a loving father. With George, smiles came easy and love was a way of life. Those fortunate enough to spend time with him quickly saw his dedication to faith, family and community. He was seen as a father figure by many, whether they were friends or family. For George life was centered around his family, always deeply invested in his children and grandchildren’s lives. His pleasures in life were golfing, reading, exercising and he was a diehard Florida State, Tampa Bay Rays and Lightning fan.
Along with his wife, he is survived by his children, Chip Schultz of Holland, Michigan, Todd (Jennifer) Schultz of Coshocton and Courtney (Jonathan) Fries of Coshocton; grandchildren, Lane (Paris), Alivia, Cole and Chase Schultz, Luke, Jacob and Dylan Hodgman, Mackenzie and Zach Jennings, Caleb and Greyson Schultz, Piper Little and Finley Fries; great-grandchildren, Maverick and Jett Schultz; sister, Marilyn (Chuck) Pearson a special brother-in-law, Jim Armstrong as well as several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Don, Bill, Bob Schultz, and Kathy Armstrong.
Calling hours will be at the Miller Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 11am to 1pm. The funeral service will begin at 1pm with Pastor Paul Schwab officiating. The Coshocton County Veterans Honor Guard will begin the service with military honors. A cremation will take place after the services with the Miller-Kaser Cremation Services.