Rudolph "Rudy" Schultz

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Rudolph "Rudy" Schultz, 89, of Cassville, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016, at the Communities of Wildwood Ranch in Joplin. He was born on April 20, 1927, in Vineland, N.J., son of Morris and Beatrice (Kriztzman) Schultz. He graduated high school at the New Town High School in New York. On Feb. 14, 1956, he was united in marriage to Alice Carty in Greenwich, Conn.; she preceded him in death. He worked for American Airlines and retired after 40 years of service. He was of the Jewish faith.

Survivors include: two sons, Patrick Rooney and his wife, Elaine, of Garland, Texas, and Brian Schultz, of Joplin; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Meyer Schultz and Carl Schultz; and one sister, Lillian Carroll.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, with Pastor Jamie Smith officiating.

A private family burial will be held today (Wednesday) at the Ozark Memorial Park in Joplin.