Clair Vearl Shultz, 79, of Washington, W.Va., passed away May 11, 2013, at the Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.
He was born in Wood County, the son of the late Clair C. and Hannah L. Blair Shultz. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He had worked for many years in the towing business owning and operating Hilltop Auto Wrecking and Shultz Towing.
He is survived by his daughter, Sandy Holdren of Washington; his son, Joseph M. Cox Shultz and wife Joanna of Washington; his grandchildren, Scott Cox and Dot, John Clair Cox and Stephanie, Chuck Cox and Jenny and Crystal Vance and Terry; his great-grandchildren, Joseph Clair Cox, Jeremy Cox, Devin Cunningham, Chasity Cunningham, Brandon Corbitt, Trevor Cox, Hunter Landis, Cody J. Cox, Brittany Cox, Breanna Cox and Brook Cox; one great-great-grandson, Brenton Cox; his sisters, Ruth Crew and Ray of Parkersburg, Ilene Small of Wadesville, Violet Coss of Belleville, and Sandra Hanlon and Lester of Boaz; one brother, Carl B. Shultz and Patricia of Walker; a special niece, Terry Reese; and many other nieces and nephews and half brothers and sisters whom he loved. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years, Bessie M. Shultz; his sister, Esther Moore; and one infant brother.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, with Pastor Bob Holland and Pastor Ron Hendershot officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, with full military graveside rites by Parkersburg American Legion Post #15. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com