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Dr. George A. Schul

Dr. George A. Schul, II, 81, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Dr. Schul attended Purdue University, graduating with a bachelor’s and master’s in animal husbandry. In 1970, he attended Michigan State University to study veterinary medicine and graduated at the top of his class. Dr. Schul opened the Huntington Veterinary Hospital after moving to Huntington in 1973.  He provided service to large and small animals until retiring in 1999.  At age 59, he and his wife started a full-time cattle farming business through 2010.  Additional service includes serving as chair of the Huntington County Health Department, as chair for many United Way campaigns, as mentor in the 4-H Vet Science program and after retirement was recruited to serve nearly two terms as Huntington County Commissioner.

He was born on April 9, 1940, in Greenville, OH, to William and Louise Hintermeister Schul.  He married Connie Kemp on Jan. 27, 1962. She preceded him in death on Feb. 3, 2016.

Survivors include a son, Marlin (Susie) Schul, of Dothan, AL; a daughter, Carrie (Jeff) Weaver, of Noblesville; a brother, David (Carolyn) Schul, of Hamilton, OH; a sister-in-law, Carol Schul, of Hamilton, OH; and eight grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, from 1 to 3:45 p.m., at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington. The calling will be followed by a time to share memories about Dr. Schul.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army of Huntington County, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be sent to mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.