Edward Thomas Schulz Sr., 86, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2020 in the home that he loved.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dolores Schulz; parents, Edward and Loretta Schulz; and sister, Anne Stahl.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Debbie Schulz; son, Edward T. Schulz Jr. and wife, Mary Beth; grandchildren, Eddie Schulz and wife, Kassi, Patrick Schulz, Jack Schulz, and Susan Schulz; brothers, Arthur Schulz and wife, Barbara, Walter Schulz and wife, Janet; and good friends of many years, Tony and Joan Nemec.
Ed served in the National Guard for four years and will be remembered by many as a great family man, great fence man, a kind and generous man, and a man who had a smile for everyone.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Marybeth Garten, RN at Davita Dialysis Center and Good Samaritan Hospice for their kindness, wonderful care, and compassion they had for Ed and the family. Thank you very much.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., with visitation at noon, on Saturday, October 31, at the Church of the Transfiguration with Father McNally officiating. Interment was in Godwin Cemetery, Fincastle. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing were required.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Church of the Transfiguration or charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com