With heavy hearts we announce that Earl Schultz of Arnprior passed away at the Almonte General Hospital while surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday evening, May 9th, 2018. He was 80. Beloved husband for almost 54 years of Joyce (nee Evans). Dearly loved father of Deborah O’Connor (Daniel) of Pakenham and Brent (Leanne) of Castleford. Cherished and proud “Pop” of Thomas (Leigh-Ann), Patrick (Samantha), Jesse, Liam and Emma and “G-Pop” of Elizabeth, Naomi and Jacob. Dear brother of Gerald (Ruth) of Kanata; Lois Nicoll (late Clifford) and Lloyd (late Elaine), both of Arnprior. Predeceased by 4 brothers: Keith, Kenny (late Josie), Jack (late Joan) and Bob (late Bev) as well as sisters: Betty Campbell (late George) and infant Maria. Special brother-in-law of Bob Evans (Patsy LeBlanc) of Cape Breton, N.S and Cathy Hunt (William) of Arnprior. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to join Earl’s family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Monday from 10 to 10:45. A Tribute to Earl will follow in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In Earl’s memory, a donation to the Almonte General Hospital would be appreciated.