Edgar (Ed) D. Shults, 72, of Liverpool, NY, formerly of Lafayette, died at home on Sunday, March 31, 2019.
Ed was the son of the late Ernest and Berta (Sulcs) Shults of Latvia. Ed was born in Augsberg, Germany and came to the United States in 1950.
With his love of music, Ed played the trumpet in the Air Force Band from 1965-1969, going on to earn his Bachelor’s and Masters in Music from Murray State in Kentucky. Ed taught instrumental music in the Syracuse City School District for 35 years. Ed played in Polish, German, and Ukrainian groups throughout Syracuse.
Ed leaves behind his beloved wife of 43 years, Patricia (Duto) Shults, his devoted sons, Keith (Ashley) Shults, and Kevin (Brianna) Shults; sister, Inara Rubulis; 2 beautiful granddaughters, many sister-and brother-in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will take place at New Comer Cremations & Funerals on Tuesday, April 9th form 10am-12pm in North Syracuse, with a memorial service to follow. A private burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed’s name may be made to Helping Hounds of CNY.
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