Mr. William (Bill) Shultz, age 66, of Clayton, died Tuesday, July 28, at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. A Celebration of Life for Bill will be Friday, July 31, starting at 3pm at the Depauville Fire Hall as per his wishes.
Donations can be made in his name to the Walker Cancer Treatment Center in Watertown.
Bill was born January 18, 1949, in Watertown, the son of Harold and Margaret LeClair Shultz. He graduated from LaFargeville High School.
On January 8, 1972, he married the former Cheryl Davis in LaFargeville.
Bill served in the United States Navy overseas from 1969-1973, when he was honorably discharged.
He worked as a mechanic for various places, including the New York Air Brake for over 15 years. He also worked for Wayne Garage Doors, Gilco, and Phinney’s Automotive.
Bill enjoyed woodworking, deer hunting, fishing, and most importantly he loved volunteering at the Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville.
Surviving besides his wife Cheryl is a son Carey (Kristen) of Oneonta; two daughters, Missy and her companion Jamie Jeffers of Clayton, and Trisha (James) Matthews of Syracuse; one brother, Robert (Jill) of LaFargeville; three sisters, Cheryl Karpel of Clayton, Sandra (Richard) Robinson of Great Bend, and Carolyn (Francis) Bazinet of Grindstone Island; one brother in law, Floyd Hall of LaFargeville; nieces and nephews.
One sister Suzanne Hall, and one brother in law, George Karpel, died before him.
Catherine La Clair
I’m truly sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and the whole family at this time.
Francis &Sheila Yarina
Dear Cheryl, We were so sorry to read about Bills passing. We met you and Bill while Bill and I were going through cancer treatment at Samartan medical.It was about 10 yar ago. We aways enjoyed our visits with the two of you. Our throughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sheila and Francis
Michele, John, Kyden & Cohen
Carey & family,
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate the life of your father.
I was deeply sadden to hear of Billy’s passing. My thoughts and prayers for Cheryl and the Shultz family. May Gods love bring you comfort.
The Craddock Family
We are very sorry to hear the news of Bill’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
Robyn & Connor
Carey – Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family as you go through this difficult time.
Erin & Butch Gould
Cheryl, Trish, Morgan, Dane, Missy & Carey,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We were very sad to read about Bill’s passing. We are very sorry for your loss.
Roberta (Bobbie) LaVancha
Trisha Matthews and family,so sorry for your loss. It is always hard to lose a parent, I know. You will be at peace knowing that he has joined other family members and as not pain. God is looking over him always. Thinking and praying for you Trisha and all your family.
Roberta (Bobbie) LaVancha
Trisha Matthews and family,so sorry for your loss. It is always hard to lose a parent, I know. You will be at peace knowing that he has joined other family members in heaven and as no pain. God is looking over him always. Thinking and praying for you Trisha and all your family.
Bill was one of the kindest boys in our class of 69. Have run into him occasionally and always said Hi. So very sorry to hear of his passing and my thoughts and prayers to all that Loved him!
our thoughts and prayers to the Shultz families.
Fred & Judy Angel
Cheryl & Family,
So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. May fond memories of him help comfort you at this difficult time.
Cheryl and Sandy,
I am saddened to read of the passing of Bill. My sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with you
at this time of loss.
A friend form many years ago,
Cheryl and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Many fond memories of all of you. He is at rest now and with old friends and family in heaven. May you find peace and solitude. It takes a long time to get over our losses. My heart is heavy for you.