ASHLAND — Robert H. Shultz, 79, Ashland, passed away early Sunday morning, Dec. 29, 2019, in Crystal Care.

He was born July 26, 1940, in Danville to the late Herman and Ona Forrest (nee Staats) Shultz.

Robert married the former Karen Martin in 1983 who preceded him in death in August of 2017.

He retired after more than 40 years of employment. Robert was employed at American Augers in Ashland and previously at the Flxble Company in Loudonville.

Robert was a member of the Ashland County Yesteryear Club for many years.

He is survived by four sons, Rodney Shultz of Loudonville, Don Walkerow III of Ashland, Robert Walkerow of Ashland, and Russell Shultz of Copperas Cove, TX; four grandchildren, Tavian and Zavian Shultz and Addison and Gabriel Walkerow; and one sister, Elva Bixler of Medina.

In addition to his parents and wife, Robert is preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Mann; one brother, Carrol Shultz; and one grandson, Brennen Walkerow.

Interment will take place in Loudonville Cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at

Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.


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