Carl Arvil Schultz Jr.

Carl Arvil Schultz Jr., 81, passed away May 22, 2019, at his home in Green River ,. He was a lifelong resident of Green River.

Schultz was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Rock Springs, the son of Carl Arvil Schultz Sr., and Helen Anita Murphy.

He attended schools in Green River and was a 1956 graduate of Green River High School. Schultz also attended Western Wyoming Community College and obtained his electrical engineering degree and obtained his mechanical engineering degree at Oregon Technical Institute. 

Carl married Carol Ann Glenn Oct. 28, 1961, in Green River.

Schultz served in the United States Navy from Aug. 9, 1956, to July 24, 1959.

He worked for Texas Gulf Soda Ash for 23 years until his retirement in 1998 as an area maintenance supervisor.

Along with enjoying hunting, fishing camping and most outdoor activities, he was also a very passionate and accomplished athlete in high school and played college football at Oregon Tech. Carl played fast pitch softball in Rock Springs and was considered one of the best in the league. He was also a member of the Mansface State Championship slow pitch team of Green River. Carl was an accomplished bowler, attaining the perfect 300 in his career bowling around the state for many years. 

He was the current National Vice President of the National Pony Express Association and was the past president of the Wyoming Pony Express Association and a member of the American Legion and numerous city committees. 

Survivors include his wife, Carol A. Schultz of Green River; two sons, Scott A. Schultz and wife Pennie of Lander and Brad M. Schultz and wife Stacy of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; two brothers, Howard Schultz of Green River and Gary Schultz and wife Cynthia, also of Green River; three sisters, Patty Garcia and husband Toby of Green River, Marcia Kay Jessop of Manila, Utah, and Janice Maestas of Green River; six grandchildren, Ashley Martinez, Karlie Schultz, Amanda Bowen, Amy Schultz, Aubrey Schultz, Bryce Ellison, four great-grandchildren; Kansas Wilson, Kolbie Wilson, Arianna Bowen, Alex Bowen, as well as several extended family members. 

Schultz was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Judy Hofeldt and Mary Maestas; and two brothers, Floyd Schultz and Roy Schultz.

Following cremation, a celebration of life will take place June 13, from 5-8 p.m., at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 88 North 2nd East St., Green River. 

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