Richard Edward Schultz

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Richard Edward Schultz, 82, of Bryant, Arkansas passed into the loving arms of his Savior on Friday, May 10, 2019. He was born on October 12, 1936 in Portland, Oregon to Arthur and Thelma Stuetzer Schultz. Richard served in the Navy for 22 years. He was a member of Benton First Baptist Church and sang in the choir as a bass singer. Richard played handbells, taught children's Sunday school for many years and was a member of the Sunshine Circle. He was a graduate of Brockport, New York State College and received postgraduate credits from Oneonta, New York State College. He taught school at Hollywood Christian School, in Hollywood, Florida. Richard was retired from Florida Power and Light Company and Entergy. His memory will be forever cherished, and his legacy will continue on through his family and many others who loved him dearly. Richard was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Lane Schultz; two sons, Todd (Lisa) Schultz of Boyton Beach, Florida and Nathan (LeAnne) Schultz of Benton; daughter, Amie (Jerry) Hurley of Apopka, Florida; and eight grandchildren, Jacqualine Hurley, Courtnie Schultz, Cody New, Everett Schultz, Savannah Schultz, Julianna Hurley, Kayla Schultz and Jeremiah Hurley; one great-grandchild, Kyler New; his sister, Bevra Sorrels and a brother, Gary Schultz. A Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home, 306 S. Main Street, Benton, Arkansas 72015, (501) 315-4047. Visitation will be Monday, May 13, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. Interment will be private at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. Pallbearers are Todd Schultz, Nathan Schultz, Everett Schultz, Cody New, Jeremiah Hurley, Jerry Hurley, and Gary Schultz. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Richard's name to the Benton First Baptist Church Choir, 211 South Market Street, Benton, Arkansas 72015. Please sign the online guestbook at\ballard.

Published May 13, 2019