After a life filled with love and service to others, George R. Stultz, of Plainfield, passed away on August 25, 2020 while in Hospice care at the
age of 95. He was born on October 7, 1924 in Jasonville, Indiana to Claude and Gladys Stultz and attended school there.
George entered the Army in April of 1943 where he served for 33 months; 24 of those months were served in the South Pacific war front.
George then received a B.A. degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Criminology from Indiana State University. He married Bernice L.
Johnson on June 15, 1952 and taught in the public-school system in Berne, Indiana from 1953 through 1957. George then began a career for
the State of Indiana Department of Corrections serving in several capacities including as state Director of Probation Services before retiring in October of 1989.
George loved telling stories of his childhood growing up in Jasonville and of his large but loving family during the Depression years. He loved
to read and write and in 2013 self-published a book, The Jasonville I Remember, An Indiana Coal Town, that was a collection of essays first
published in the Jasonville Independent.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice R. (Johnson) Stultz; He leaves behind three sons, Jonathan L. Stultz; George Daniel (Janet)
Stultz; and Timothy A. (Tania) Stultz; his brother J. Warren (Mary Jane) Stultz; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
There will only be private services at the Sugar Grove Cemetery in Plainfield with immediate family only. Arrangements are by the Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. As per George’s request, no flowers please. Contributions can be made to the Salvation Army or a favorite charity in his name.