William Schutz Sr.
Saturday
6
October

Memorial Visitation

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Williamson Funeral Home
1405 Lincoln Avenue
Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
(217) 243-1010
Saturday
6
October

Memorial Service

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Williamson Funeral Home
1405 Lincoln Avenue
Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
(217) 243-1010
Saturday
6
October

Inurnment

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Ashland Cemetery
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Ashland, Illinois, United States

Obituary of William Schutz Sr.

William Marcus “Bill” Schutz, Sr., 84, of Ashland, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Passavant Area Hospital Transitional Care Unit in Jacksonville.  He was born October 31, 1933, in Roodhouse, the son of Marcus Lemiel Lee and Dorothy Marie Brown Schutz.  He married Wanda F. Davis on October 16, 1954, in White Hall, and she preceded him in death on November 16, 2016.

            Bill is survived by his son, Bill “Bang” Schutz, Jr. of Ashland, his cousin, Larry Schutz of East Moline, and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by three half-sisters, Vivian Graham, Georgia Bettis, and Mary Besaw.

            Bill was a farm hand and later worked for 19 years at Ashland Farmer’s Elevator.  He also worked as a custodian at Ashland Church of Christ.  He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Germany from 1954-1956, and a member of the American Legion and V.F.W., serving as membership officer for many years.  In addition, Bill was an active member of the Ashland Church of Christ.

            A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Williamson Funeral Home, with burial and military honors to follow at Ashland Cemetery.  The family will meet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the Ashland Veteran’s Memorial Fund.  Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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