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Scott Shults

April 17, 1973 — February 13, 2022


Scott Shults, 48, of Industry, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 8:25am, at his home.

Scott Douglas Shults, age 48, of Industry, Illinois, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 8:25 AM at his home in Industry.  He was born on April 17, 1973 in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Sharon Edwards Davis and James Shults.  He married Michelle Hibbs on December 14, 2010 in Rushville, Illinois.  Michelle survives in Industry.

In addition to his wife, Scott is survived by his parents:  James Shults of Rushville, IL and Sharon (Duane) Davis in Rushville, IL; two sons:  Dylan Curless and Ethan Shults of Industry; three daughters:  Krystan (and Adam) Shults of Rushville, IL, Kaitlyn (Nick) Weishaar of Springfield, MO, and McKayla (Ryne) Willett of Mount Sterling, IL; two sisters: Angie (DeWayne) Jockish of Vermont, IL and Shari (Rusty) Marquis of Rushville, IL; and granddaughters:  Lyric, Brooklyn, and Raegan. A granddaughter and grandson, Sicily and Lincoln Scott James are expected soon. Scott was preceded in death by his sister, Kandi Shults.

Scott graduated from Rushville High School in 1991 and attended Vatterott College, studying HVAC.  He had worked at E & L Siding and Remodeling.  Scott was an excellent guitarist, playing for local bands, Rukus and Eight Up.  He also excelled in martial arts with a black belt in Tea Kwan Do, and had attended Shudo Kan Karate Club in Beardstown, working on his black belt in Karate.  The time spent with family and friends were his most cherished moments.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 18 after 4:00 PM with family meeting friends between 5:00 and 7:00 PM at Triplett – Wood Funeral Home of Rushville.  Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.  No service or inurnment will be held.

Memorials in memory of Scott Douglas Shults can be direct to Michelle Shults for the benefit of Ethan Shults.

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The arrangements and care are under the direction of Triplett – Wood Funeral Home of Rushville.

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Friday, February 18, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Triplett & Wood Funeral Home

900 W Wilson St, Rushville, IL 62681

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