Surrounded by his family at home, Onle L. "Buck" Shultz, 85, of Weirton, was promoted to Glory Friday, September 2, 2011. Born June 26, 1926 in St. Mary's, WV, he was a son of the late William Henry and Millie Little Shultz. He was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann Daugherty Shultz on November 19, 2002, brothers Vernard Shultz and Carroll Dean Shultz and sisters Lillian Meeks, Norma Neighlander, Vernus Seeders and Dorothy Mott. Buck retired from Starvaggi Industries with over 45 years of service as a high lift operator. He was a very active member of the Weirton Salvation Army, having served as Treasurer. He was a member of the Salvation Army League of Mercy and Men's Club, a lifetime member of the United Mine Workers Union and AARP. He held a lifetime membership with the NRA and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also served in the United States Army during WWII. Mr. Shultz is survived by his sons Onle "Buck" (Cheryl) Shultz, Jr. of Weirton, Terrence Paul (Andrea) Shultz of Tallahassee, FL; daughters Nedra (William) McKinley of Follansbee, WV, Pamela (Tony) Castillo, Tina Marie (Robert) Kitchen and Sharon Shultz Hart all of Weirton; brother Stanley (Shelby) Shultz of Middlebourne, WV and grandchildren William II (Terrie), Jeffery (Rachel), Jared and Ashley McKinley, Tony Castillo II, Heather (Justin) McConnell, Zachary (Kathleen) Kitchen, Christina (John) Johnson and Joshua and Sarah Shultz and great-granddaughter Ava Marie Johnson Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Wednesday, September 7, from 10 until the 11AM funeral services at the Weirton Salvation Army. Captains Ed Long and William McKinley II will officiate. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Salvation Army, P. O. Box 2499, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. A gift has been sent to the Weirton Salvation Army today in memory of Mr. Shultz. We hope that warm and loving memories will be a source of comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. A gift has been sent to the Weirton Salvation Army today in memory of Mr. Shultz. We hope that warm and loving memories will be a source of comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Uncle Buck THANKYOU for all your love and support. You will always be in that “SPECIAL” place in our hearts. May Your new hunting and fishing be Most Excellent In HEAVEN. To love is to give. Love Butch & Bobbi

  4. Dear Nedra, Sharon,Pam,Buckey,Tina,Terry Paul and Families, May God Bless you all as you travel the path of missing your Dear Loved One. I am sure that the memories you all made togeather thru the years will help you as you travel the grief path of missing him. You all were so good to your parents. They felt your love. It is hard to say good bye to parents however just reflecting on all the closeness they taught you will help you as you share with one another. Your Dad-grandfather was such a good man who was so kind to all he met. We will all miss his smile and kindness that he gave so freely. Again, May God Bless you all at this difficult time. Thinking Love to You All, Darlene

  5. Grandpa, You were, by far, the strongest man I have ever known. You always made sure I was taken care of, I am going to be so lost without you. I love you and miss you more than words can express!!

  6. I deeply regret I will be unable to attend the service, but my heart and prayers will be with you all. If the world had more people like Onle, the world would be a much better place. As I learned in WVa. He’s “good people”. And I’m a better person for having known him. Love to all the Family.

  7. Prayers for the family during this time, rejoicing in my soul that he is with the Father in Heaven. A staple in the Weirton Salvation Army his presence will forever be missed but always remembered.

  8. Dearest family of my heart: God has Promoted to Glory one of the finest men ever put on this earth! He and Mary Ann were Mom and Pop when I lived there,always with love when I moved. Left my brother in their care. God has been good to you faithful one. Bless the family. Love all-Deb

  9. Onle has been an inspiration as a true saint of God and faithful soldier, prayer warrior, and good stewart. We will miss him for awhile but will see him again soon. I look forward to our reunion at the Great Supper of the Lamb.

  10. Terry, I’m sorry to hear about your Father today. Some of my best memories are with your father and your family going down to your farm in Middlebourn. I will unfortunately be unable to attend his services on Tuesday because I have to fly out of town early that mourning. I truely enjoyed being around your Dad and always looked up to him. Your family couldn’t have had a better Father. One again, I am truely sorry for your families loss.

  11. To the friends and family of Onle Shultz. I am a truely deeply sorry for your loss. I remember the first time that I had met Onle… I was at Christina’s house and he had came to visit. I thought he was the cutest elder I had ever met. He didn’t know me at all but he had talked to me like he had known me for years. It made me feel very comfortable and welcome. He was also my favorite Walmart customer! Everytime he would come into the store he would aways say how precious and ornery little Ava was. He was truely proud of her and most delighted to be her great grandfather! I will never forget him and the smile he always had on his face. God has called home a great angel. Thank you for your services in the armed forces and may you rest in peace.

  12. We are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Onle is home now with Aunt Mary. Our heartfelt love and hugs to all Donny and Rainy DeLauder

  13. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of grieving. Mr. Schultz was a great man of God who genuinely cared about others. We too are rejoicing knowing that he is in the presence of our Lord and Savior singing and dancing. May that same Lord bring arms of peace to the family who are missing such a strong staple. Please know that our prayers are and will continue to be with you through the days ahead. We love you all!

  14. We will never forget Onle. He is one of the most outstanding human beings I have ever had the pleasure to meet. God bless you my friend.

  15. Sharon, You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May you find peace and comfort in the arms of God.

  16. Fond memories of a gentle man who loved his God and family and made some really cool hatchets. Enjoyed seeing Onle in recent years at The Salvation Army’s annual Bible Conference. A faithful soldier. Spending the night in the Shultz household visiting my friend Bucky was like spending a night with the “Waltons”. Good night Onle.

  17. Daddy, You were my hero! You were only a step away. Always there when I needed anything, I knew I could always count on you and Mommy. And when Mommy passed away, I thought my world was over, but the Lord gifted me with time to get to know you again. You couldn’t pass the phone to mom anymore but had to talk to me and you got to know me and loved me. Thank you, Daddy, for sharing God’s word and living out your life in Christian faith and hope. Even at the end of your life you told me not to worry but to leave everything in God’s hands that everything would be ok. Your witness of Jesus Christ has always been an inspiration to me. You walked the walk and talked the talk. Well done thy good and faithful servant. I am so proud to be your daughter. I love you and will miss you so much. Tina Marie

  18. Bill, Nedra and Family: I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss your Daddy terribly. There are no words that make it any easier – just remember, lots of people of thinking of you during this time. Love to you all, Linda

  19. ” Now cracks a noble heart. Goodnight, sweet prince. And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.” William Shakespeare, ‘HAMLET’

  20. Tina and Family I think of you all often. Seems like yesterday I was either going to your house, or you to mine after church. I always looked forward to the hectic, good dinners your mom always fixed after church. And I will always remember your Dad as a warm, quiet, gentle man with the easy gentle smile.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your Dad will be missed but Never forgotten. Love you.

  21. Dear Schultz Family, You are all so special to us and we grieve with you and also rejoice with you. The celebration is heaven is still going on and the meal is still being eaten with Betty’s scalloped potatoes and Mary Ann’s buns! When that is over the music will start and the praises never end. We love you and are praying for you.

  22. The Shultz Family, Very sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for your family that God brings you comfort at this time. Karen Marucci

  23. I have laughed and I have cried with my adopted family. Now its time to rejoyce and cry, with the passing of dad Shultz. May our Father take him to his right hand. Love to all Maddog

  24. Our Deepest Sympathy for the loss of a man we loved and cherished. May the Lord’s precious promises bring you strength for today and hope for tomorrow. With God there are no endings, only endless beginnings.

  25. Dear Terry, I’m so sorry to hear about your Father. You were truly blessed to have wonderful parents. I’ll keep you and your family in my prayers.

  26. Dear Family, My heart is heavy and saddened to hear of your loss, our loss. Memories abound when I think of Buck and his kind and gentle ways. He was a guiding light when growing up and his smile will always be the first thing that comes to mind. Friends and family have been blessed to know him and we share in your loss, may GOD’S GRACE be with us as we know Buck is shuffling his feet on those streets of gold, smiling down on us with no more pain and sorrow. His unconditional Love will alway be with us as we grieve and celebrate his new place in eternity. In Christian Love, Jimmy

  27. He was always ready to tell me a story. He was a good story teller. I believe he and my Father are swapping stories now. I know he was loved and now he will be missed. God Bless!

  28. Nedra,Pam,Tina and other family members, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I know you will miss your dad cause I still miss mine. I never knew your dad but he looked like a very sweet person. He had to be a good person because all of his children are. Take care and God Bless.

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