Kensler Bud Schultz

Kensler "Bud" Alton Schultz, 92 , formerly of W. Washington Street, Bradford, passed away, Tuesday May 12, 2020, in North Carolina.

Born December 10, 1927 in Johnsonburg, he was a son of the late George and Mattie (Burg) Schultz. He was a 1947 graduate of Bradford High School.

On September 20, 1952 in Bradford, he married Marilyn (Reed) Schultz who died November 3, 2003. On April 18, 2009, he married Andrea (Huth) Schultz who survives.

While still in high school Bud started working at Proper's Greenhouse. In 1953 he joined the National Guard. He was activated to the United States Army and served in Korea until he was honorably discharged in 1965.

Bud returned from the service and continued to work at Proper's. In 1972 he purchased the business and operated it with his wife and two children. His career with Proper's lasted nearly 50 years.

Bud was a member of the Hill Memorial United Methodist Church, the West Branch United Methodist Church. He was a member and Past President of the Bradford Township Lions Club and the West Branch Community Club, and the Odd Fellows Club.

Bud worked many long hours, seven days a week, but still found time to enjoy many activities with his family, such as camping, boating, and snowmobiling. The highlight to his week was attending Buffalo Bills games with Sheldon Pugrant and friends.

Surviving in addition to his second wife is one son, Gary (Vivian) Schultz, of Lewis Run, five grandchildren, Jennifer (Sean) Kittell, Heidi (Jason) Blatchley, Lindsey (Jake) Foster, Andy Schultz, and Tyler Schultz, two great grandchildren, Cole Blatchley and Brielle Blatchley, one son-in-law Millard Taylor, three step children, and several nieces and nephews.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife of 51 years, Marilyn, one daughter, Pamela A. Schultz-Taylor, three sisters, Shirley Vaughn, Val Jean Wolfe, and Joyceln Swanson.

Friends will be invited to attend a Celebration of Bud's life at a later date and time to be announced. Committal services and burial will be private at Willow Dale Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the SPCA, PO Box 133, Bradford PA 16701.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

 

 

 

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Bud and Andrea attended our church while they were in NC. Bud had a quick wit, great one liners, and an easy smile. He will be missed.
— Polly Moffatt

Gary and family. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your Dad was a amazing man, always wanted the best for you and Pam. Lot great memories going to the Bills games with him. Rest In Peace Bud. You will be missed.
— Tom Leposa

Gary so sorry for your families loss. Bud was a wonderful man. Ran a great business. He will be fondly remembered
— Tami O’Neil Hildebrand

Sorry for your loss, Bud was a great man. I was able to attend several Bills games with Bud. It was always a fun time!
— Martha Rhodes

Gary so sorry for your families loss. Bud was a wonderful man. Ran a great business. He will be fondly remembered
— Tami O’Neil Hildebrand

Condolences

  • Bud and Andrea attended our church while they were in NC. Bud had a quick wit, great one liners, and an easy smile. He will be missed.

    — Polly Moffatt
  • Gary and family. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your Dad was a amazing man, always wanted the best for you and Pam. Lot great memories going to the Bills games with him. Rest In Peace Bud. You will be missed.

    — Tom Leposa
  • Gary so sorry for your families loss. Bud was a wonderful man. Ran a great business. He will be fondly remembered

    — Tami O’Neil Hildebrand
  • Sorry for your loss, Bud was a great man. I was able to attend several Bills games with Bud. It was always a fun time!

    — Martha Rhodes
  • Gary so sorry for your families loss. Bud was a wonderful man. Ran a great business. He will be fondly remembered

    — Tami O’Neil Hildebrand