2016-12-08 / Obituaries


Stephen Ray “Steve” Shoultz, 58, of Jackson passed away Dec. 10, 2016 in Opelika.

He was born July 6, 1958 to John Leonard Shoultz and Dessa Rebecca Atchison Shoultz. He was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. He served as the chief for the Salitpa Volunteer Fire Department for 30 years. A devoted servant, he loved doing for others and especially spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Dawn Shoultz; children, Randall (Jennifer) Shoultz, Jeremy Wilson, Christopher (Anna) Shoultz; siblings, John (Ruby) Shoultz, Joe Shoultz and grandchildren, Madi Shoultz, Maci Shoultz, Hailey Wilson, Brysun Wilson, Bransun Wilson and Emelia Grace Shoultz.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 12 until 2 p.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church of Jackson with Rev. Bill Ellis officiating. Burial will be in the River Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stave Creek Baptist Church Building Fund or the Salitpa Volunteer Fire Department.

Active pallbearers will be Neal Grimes, Mike Brown, Clausell Boykin, Scott Smith, Keith Harrell, Jeff White, Oscar Rodriguez and Bobby Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Salitpa Volunteer Fire Department.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Arrangements by Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson, Alabama.


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