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Franklin C. Shultz, 84, of Water Street, Danville, passed away on May 18, 2016, at Grandview Health Homes, Danville.
He was born Sept. 3, 1931, in Danville, a son of the late Melvin P. and Ruth I. (Shipman) Shultz.
After attending Danville Area Schools, he proudly served in the United States Army as a machine gun squad leader during the Korean Conflict. He fought in the battle of Porkchop Hill.
After serving in the military, he began his career at Cabinet Industries in Danville as a machine operator for more than 40 years.
Frank attended the First Baptist Church in Danville. He was a lifelong Mason, a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 40, a lifetime member of the VFW, as well as the Friendship Hose Co.
He was an avid Nascar fan and enjoyed his own cars, especially the Cadillac convertible that was utilized in many parades. Frank was very popular and a down to earth, amicable and fun loving man.
He is survived by one sister, Margaret Shultz Bittner; two nephews, Tre Bittner, and Jeff and wife Beth Bittner, all of Sunbury; three great nephews, Ross, Justin, and Jonathan; one great niece, Randi; and one niece, Heather.
Frank was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Litz; and two brothers, William Shultz and Robert Shultz.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m Friday at the Brady Funeral Home, 320 Church St., Danville, with his Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Harry Wonderland officiating.
The burial will follow at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.
The family will provide flowers. For those wishing, memorial contributions in Frank's memory may be sent to the American Lung Association, at www.lung.org.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Brady Funeral Home.
Please send online condolences to BradyFuneralHome.com.
Published on  May 28, 2016
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