Frank J. Shurtz, 83 of Colt, AR passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, October 11, 2020 in Jonesboro, AR. He was born March 18, 1937, in Franklin County, Illinois, the youngest son of Frank Hanes and Elnora “Revelle” Shurtz. He married Judy Cunningham in 1982 and shared 37 years together.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Hilda Walker, a brother Wayne Shurtz and a sister Eleanor Painter.
Frank was a man of many experiences throughout his life, and was always telling stories of those experiences. Frank enlisted with the Navy and served 4 years and at the end of his tour of duty, he re-enlisted with the Air Force serving another 4 years. Mr. Shurtz was a pipefitter by trade working out of union local 798 in Tulsa, OK. working all over this country. Frank loved his family and made it a point to stay in touch with all his cousins, nieces and nephews.
Frank is survived by his wife: Judy of the home, daughter: Jawn Jewell Warren, son: Frank Wilson and many nieces and nephews.
Burial will take place at a later date.
Memorials may be sent to: Children’s Homes, Inc., 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450.
Cross County Cremations & Funeral Service was honored to handle arrangements for the Shurtz family.
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