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Gary Joe Schultz
Gary Joe Schultz

Gary Joe Schultz, of Boiling Spring Lakes, died suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at his home. He was 56.

Gary was born in Richmond County on April 30, 1959, the son of Joel Schultz and Faye S. Robinson.

He owned and operated Gary’s Barber Shop in Oak Island. Gary was active in Kairos Prison Ministry of the Methodist Church and the Marty Woznak Private Education Fund.

Survivors in addition to his parents include his partner, James Wright; feline companions, John Wayne and Nettie Jane; and very dear friend and business associate, Michelle Beck.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport, with the Rev. Dr. Bryan Faggart officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Benevolence Fund, 209 E. Nash St., Southport, NC 28461.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Peacock Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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