David E. Schultz
Services for David E. Schultz will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with the Father Frank Cosgrove and Mario Solorzano officiating. Burial will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Schultz, 66, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
He was employed as a flight instructor for Lockheed Martin at Naval Air Station Meridian. He was first and foremost a U.S. Marine Corps. aviator. He earned his wings in May 1963 at Beeville, Texas and continued a family tradition in aviation and hawk and Cessna 01C for more than 300 missions.
He will be remembered by his family, friends and neighbors as caring, honest and generous. He always had a smile and loved to make people laugh. He was an advocate for the Brain Injury Association of Mississippi and served on their board for more than 15 years.
Survivors include his wife and best friend of 44 years, Sandra Seamon Schultz, children, Carl David Schultz and his wife, Deborah, of Meridian, Virginia Anne Nowling and her husband, Ed, and Matthew David Schultz and his wife Jennifer, of Pensacola; grandchildren, David Carl Schultz and Sarah Catherine Schultz, both of Meridian; Alexandra Marie Nowling, Jacob Edward Nowling, Anne Marie Schultz and Katherine Graf Schultz, all of Pensacola; brothers, Edward G. Schultz and his wife, Connie, of Accokeek, Md., Michael E. Schultz and his wife, Maureen, of Crofton, Md. and Jack Schultz of Santa Cruz, Calif., and an uncle, Col. Carl E. Schmidt and his wife, Erin, of Atlantic Beach, Fla.; a special aunt, Phyllis Weare Dodd and her husband, Ed, of Luray, Va., and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Graf Schultz and Anne Marie Schmidt Schultz Weare and George Cabot Weare.
(from "The Meridian Star" online Obits.)