Dateline: July 14, 2005
Funeral services for
Jimmy Dale Shults, age 55, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 10,
2005, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Tracy Wayne
Richardson, family member, officiating.
Burial was held in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., in Clarendon.
Mr. Shults died
Wednesday, July 6, 2005, in San Antonio.
He was born October 15, 1949, to J.D. and Margie Gregory Shults in
Hall County, Texas. He
attended schools in Memphis and Hedley.
He served in the US Army as a medic.
He was an expert drilling and completion hand in the oilfield and
began his career, which spanned more than 30 years, with Ford Tool Company
in Perryton, Texas. He was Production Superintendent for McDay Energy Corp. at
the time of his death. Mr.
Shults always had a positive, can-do attitude with a happy demeanor that
spilled over to all those around him.
He could play almost any string instrument by ear and loved to
entertain anyone who would listen. He
was a cowboy at heart all of his life and had a deep love for horses,
saddles, cattle, farming, a nice row of cotton, and anything else
associated with that lifestyle.
He was preceded in
death by his parents.
Survivors include his
wife, Cyndi Peril Shults of San Antonio; a daughter, Shana M. Shults
Bailey and husband Bobby of San Antonio; three sons, James Scott Shults
and wife Kasina of Odessa, Landry Keith Shults and wife Jessica of San
Antonio, and J.T. Shults of Greenwood, Texas; seven grandchildren; two
sisters, Sandra Parker of Pasadena and Teresa Shotts of Krum, Texas; a
brother, Tracy Wayne Richardson of Del Rio, Texas; aunts and uncles, Jean
Baten of Amarillo, Juanita Meador of Vista, California, Cleta and Tom
Shults of Clarendon, Clara Hammond of Clarendon, and Ogetha Shults of
Clarendon; and numerous friends and business associates.
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