George Edman “Eddy” Schultz
George Edman “Eddy” Schultz, 80, from Monticello, passed away May 8, 2018, doing what he loved to do- fish. A Celebration of Life service was held at Monticello United Methodist Church, May 12, 2018. The Reverend Mike Evans officiated the service.
Eddy was born March 5, 1938, in Sevierville, Tennessee, to George and Mary Dell Schultz. Eddy served in the US Army after graduating from high school. After his honorable discharge, Eddy moved to Athens, Tennessee, where he met and fell in love with his future wife, Laurell “Lolly” McCamish. Eddy and Lolly were married in 1961. They then began their life as a “mill” family living in Arizona, Louisiana and Mississippi. Eddy retured from GP Monticello in 2004 as Assistant Superintendent of the Pulp Mill. While at GP, he was a member of the Catfish Cooking Team.
Eddy was well known as an avid fisherman, a legend in many minds and hearts. He was a member of various fishing clubs. Eddy was an avid outdoorsman, gardener, golfer bowler and hunter. Eddy was an active member of Monticello UMC, where he was serving as chairman of Pastor Staff Relations and Cemetery Committee. He was also a faithful member of the Men’s Sunday School Class.
Eddy is survived by a family who he loved and who loved him, including his wife of 56 years, Lolly; his children, Michael (Emily), Keke (Saundra), Misty (Guy) Tuccio and Mindy (Pate) Fee; grandchildren, Elise, Kiley and Gianna; step-grandchildren, Hannah and Brady; great-grandchildren, Mary Alice, Sophia Grace and Parker and brothers, Larry Schultz of Texas and Billy Joe Schultz of Tennessee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials can be made to the United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 87, Monticello, MS 39654.