Paul Early Shutters

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.

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7 Condolences to Paul Early Shutters

  1. Glenda Gum says:

    May the wonderful memories you shared bring you comfort in the months ahead. God be with you all.

  2. Lisa Walker says:

    Wishing you all peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Please accept my deepest condolences.

  3. Philip Farley says:

    With deepest sympathy, a true American Hero, a gentleman and a wonderful father. It was an honor to have known him, he will be sorely missed.

  4. Kay Anderson says:

    My condolences to the family. Paul was one of the nicest people I ever knew. He will, most definitely, be missed.

  5. Rachel Knupp ( Clements) says:

    may God be with you& your family at this time of great loss. My prayers are with you.

  6. Kim Hicks says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Many condolences for your loss.

  7. Ron & Judy Barb says:

    We want to send the family our condolences. Paul was someone we will never forget.
    So few WW2 vets who offered so much of themselves for this great country remain. I will never
    forget his war stories. Paul is gone but never forgotten.

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