Jack Riley Shult of the Good Samaritan Home died at 8:12 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2013) in the Good Samaritan Home.
He was born July 21, 1920, in Geneseo, a son of H. Riley and Lois McCarty Shult. On Oct. 31, 1942, he married Gladys Miriam Marlett in Salina, Kan. She died July 4, 1978. On Feb. 14, 1983, he married Maxine Liebig Krueger. She died Aug. 19, 2004.
Mr. Shult graduated from Quincy High School in 1938. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II
for 3 1/2 years and was discharged as a sergeant.
Mr. Shult was employed by Central Illinois Public Service for 44 years. He started as a meter reader in Quincy, and served as a lineman, local utility man and retired as supervisor in the Carthage District.
He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, a past distinguished president of the Kiwanis Club of Carthage, and a member of the American Legion Post 37 and the Quincy Country Club. He also was a member and past president of the Golden K Kiwanis Club of Quincy and of the Quincy Park Band Board.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Milo (Ann) Shult of Doss, Texas; a grandson, M.J. (Danna) Shult of Frisco, Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Macy and Jared Shult.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Marjorie Rustemayer and Virginia Baer; and a brother, Robert Shult.
SERVICES: 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Scott Mikkelson conducting. Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery near Ursa.
VISITATION: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, before the services in the funeral home.
MEMORIALS: Hope Lutheran Church, Quincy Park Band or Good Samaritan Home.
ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com