Mr. Shoulta was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Paducah and retired from Lourdes hospital. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving during the Vietnam Crisis.
Survivors include his wife, Eula Bea Taylor Shoulta; four sons, Todd Shoulta and wife Tonya of Paducah, Tony Shoulta and wife Nikita of Brookport, Marc Shoulta of Symsonia, Ky. and Jason Shoulta and fiancée Michelle of Gage, Ky.; two stepsons, Richard Duane Hobbs and wife Kim of Paducah and Randall A. Hobbs of Lone Oak; three sisters, Theresa Gaydos, Louise Shoulta and Susan Hayden; three brothers, John Shoulta and wife Joann of Shelbyville, Ky., Mike Shoulta and wife Esther of Paducah and David Shoulta and wife Eva of Dickson, Tenn; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Florian Edward Shoulta and Deva Frances Durbin Shoulta; two sisters, Patsy Ralph and Judy Wilkerson; and three brothers, Frank Shoulta, Cletus Shoulta and Charlie Shoulta.
Funeral service was held Friday at St. John Catholic Church with Rev. Tom Buckman officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with military rites conducted.
Memorials may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-7100. Milner & Orr Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.