Mr. Edward Daniel Schultz, age 86 resident of Brentwood, TN, formerly of Town & Country in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Born on April 9, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helena Miko Schultz. Edward joined the United States Marine Corp and served his country in World War II. He was a recipient of two purple hearts. Mr. Schultz was a realtor with Tam-Bay Realty in Tampa Bay, Florida, in which he was a member of the million dollar club. He also worked in management with a phosphate company, Eastern Association Terminals. In the 60’s Mr. Schultz and his family lived in Liberia West Africa. While in Africa, Mr. Schultz worked for Lamco, a Swedish company where he formed life-long friendships that are considered extended family. Mr. Schultz’s pet Chimpanze Herman was a resident at Lowery Park for 40 years until until Herman died two years ago. Mr. Schultz is survived by his son, Roger Kevin Tia Jeanette Schultz of Brentwood; his daughter, Sandra Irene Nolan of Brandon, FL; grandchildren, Stephanie Ann Schultz, Kimberly Lynn Schultz, Daniel Joseph Riccardo, Sr., Laura Christine Riccardo and Vanessa Rose Riccardo; and great-grandson, Daniel Joseph Riccardo, Jr. Graveside services for Mr. Schultz will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Military honors will be provided by the United States Marine Corp. Cremation Society of Tennessee and Veterans Funeral Care is assisting the Schultz Family with the arrangements. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lowery Park Zoo, 1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604.