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In Memory of

Gilbert John Schneider

February 18, 1932 - October 12, 2016

Obituary


SFC (Ret) Gilbert "Gil" John Schneider, age 84, resident of Phenix City, Alabama, died on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his residence. Memorial Mass is scheduled at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Phenix City, Alabama on Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1 p.m. with Father Tom Weise officiating, according to Striffler-Hamby, Columbus.
SFC Schneider, son of the late Frank Schneider and Oscilene Lock Schneider, was born February 18, 1932 in Missouri. He was retired from the U.S. Army where he served his country honorably for over 21 years. During his distinguished career, he served during the...

SFC (Ret) Gilbert "Gil" John Schneider, age 84, resident of Phenix City, Alabama, died on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his residence. Memorial Mass is scheduled at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Phenix City, Alabama on Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1 p.m. with Father Tom Weise officiating, according to Striffler-Hamby, Columbus.
SFC Schneider, son of the late Frank Schneider and Oscilene Lock Schneider, was born February 18, 1932 in Missouri. He was retired from the U.S. Army where he served his country honorably for over 21 years. During his distinguished career, he served during the Vietnam Era Conflict. After retirement from the military, he began a career with the Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC) where he worked faithfully for over 20 years as the Grounds Superintendent. SFC Schneider was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, and was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Marianna Helen Meyer Schneider; a daughter and granddaughter, Diana Schneider and Tiffany Schneider; and two sons, Ed Schneider and Ron Schneider. SFC Schneider is survived by one son, John Schneider of Phenix City, Alabama; two granddaughters, Jennifer Schneider (Cathy Rice) and Jessica Craighead, both of Phenix City, Alabama; five great-grandchildren, Jasmine Price, Leanne Craighead, Ashleigh Schneider, Jaden Padron, and Destinee Rice; many other relatives and friends.