Paul Early Shutters, 94 of Quicksburg, died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock.
He was born December 31, 1922, in Forestville, son of the late Charles E. and Emma Early Shutters.
Paul was a retired mail carrier and a farmer.
He served in the United States Air Force during WW II as a B-25 Bomber Pilot and was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross.
He was a member of Solomon’s Lutheran Church in Forestville. Paul served as a member of the Board of Directors of Shentel and Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Colleen Moore Shutters, January 20, 2012 whom he married July 15, 1945. In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by a grandson, Philip Farley.
Mr. Shutters is survived by three daughters, Judith S. Ruby of Forestville, Dorothy S. Farley of Slainesville, West Virginia and Helen S. (Hallie) Lutz of Forestville; five grandchildren Paul Lutz, Philip Lutz, Emily Rios, Nathan Farley and Heather Farley; and seven great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Solomon’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Joel Walkley officiating. Burial will follow at Solomon’s Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends and family Sunday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Solomon’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 71, Quicksburg, VA 22847 or Blue Ridge Food Bank, P.O. Box 937, Verona, VA, 24482.
Arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.