Adams Funeral Home of Nixa
Monday April 29th, 2019
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Paul SchulteCornelius Paul Schulte, Jr. age 69, of Springfield passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019. He was born in Baltimore City, Maryland May 30, 1949 to Cornelius Paul, Sr. and Patricia (Parrish) Schulte. Paul married Cindy Evans on January 26, 1973. Paul served in the U. S. Army during the Viet Nam War. He served 4 tours in an airborne unit in a special operations group. Paul was a POW a short time as he was able to escape. Near the end of Paul's term in the Army he stepped off of the airplane returning from Viet Nam. A beautiful young lady walked up to him, handed him a flower and said "marry me". He said yes to Cindy and after 46 years of marriage, she is still the love of his life. After serving in the Army, Paul was hired by the Nevada Highway Patrol and apprehended many criminals while working undercover in the drug enforcement division. He later did investigative work for the Federal Government. Paul completed his law enforcement career as a prison guard in Nevada. Paul enjoyed reading and wrote books about his experiences while in law enforcement. He was an inventor and some of his inventions were put on the market. Paul and Cindy moved to Springfield in 2014 to be close to her family. Paul is survived by his wife, Cindy; a daughter Angela (Schulte) Hesler; siblings Pamela, Evelyn, Paula and Kenneth; grandchildren Alyssa Carol Schulte, Hallie Danielle Schulte, Carlee Ann Gonzales, Devin James Schulte, Trevor J. Kelly, Zackory Kelly and Cameron Kelly. Paul is preceded in death by his parents; and a son Cornelius Paul Schulte III. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, April 29, 2019 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Burial with full military honors will be held at Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 3:00 PM following the memorial service.
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