The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


May 7, 2013

William “Billy” Schulman

Bill Schulman, 86, of Latexo, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 under the care of Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas.

He was born Aug. 3, 1926 in Houston. He was 6 weeks old when his family moved to Bryan in 1926, where he lived, worked and raised his family. He and wife Christine relocated and have been residents of Latexo since 1987.

Mr. Schulman was a veteran of the United States Army First Calvary Division having served in the Pacific conflict during World War II. He attended Texas A&M College and was in the class of 1948.

Mr. Schulman was a member of the Bryan Lions Club and a proud supporter of Texas A&M University. He was the owner and operator of Schulman Theatres Inc. During retirement he and his wife owned and operated the Ritz Theatre in Crockett. He continued the tradition of hosting an annual Canned Food Christmas Show that supports needy families which was started by his father, Morris Schulman, in Bryan in 1929.  

He is survived by his wife, Christine Schulman of Latexo; sons, Morris Schulman and wife Melissa of Bryan, Mark Schulman and wife Nancy of Waco, Craig Schulman and wife Cheryl of Bryan; grandchildren, Jackie Schulman, Jacob Schulman and wife Cristina, Lauren Schulman Thorne and husband Tim, Nathan Schulman, Joshua Schulman, Morris Schulman Jr., Alex Schulman, Clayton Schulman, Regan Schulman, Emily Schulman and Caroline Schulman; great-grandchildren, Brendan Thorne, Griffin Thorne, Kyleigh Schulman and Elly Thorne; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by parents, Morris and Edna Schulman; and brother, Al Schulman.

Funeral services for Mr. Schulman will be held Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Camp officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley.

Condolences for Mr. Schulman may be left at online obituaries



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