Guy H. Schmidt,
age 87, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 10:15 am on Saturday, September
19, 2020 at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born in Mercer County
on May 26, 1933 to the late Vernon & Grace (Warfield) Schmidt.
On August 20,
1955, Guy married Vera (Warner) Schmidt who survives at their home in
Guy & Vera were
blessed with three children, Julie (Ken) Ford of Lima, Jill (Bill) Cook
of Celina, and Gary Schmidt who preceded him in death. Guy’s siblings
include a sister, Margorie (Larry) Durkee of St. Marys and two brothers
who preceded him in death, Vernon Schmidt and Bill Schmidt. Guy adored
his extended family which included five grandchildren, Josh (Kerri)
Ford, Ashley (Jeffrey) Rosebrock, Lee (Ashley) Cook, Kelsey (Tom)
Carver, Mindy Cook; nine great grandchildren, Morgan, Madison, Jackson,
Delaney, Guy, Riley, Trenton, Nora, Annie, and one great grandchild who
will join the family in December; as well as many nieces & nephews and
great nieces & great nephews.
Guy was a 1951
graduate of Neptune High School; he proudly served his country in the
United States Army where he was in active duty during the Korean War and
was stationed in both Korea and Japan during years in the armed forces.
Guy was earnest and diligent through his years of farming and he retired
from the Huffy Corporation after thirty-plus years of employment.
Guy was a member
of the Celina First Church of God, the Celina VFW Post #5713, and the
Celina American Legion Post #210.
As an avid fan of
sports, Guy was an enthusiast of The Ohio State University Buckeyes
sports teams, the Cincinnati Reds, and fully supported the Celina
Bulldogs. Reading and the tranquility of a good book was an interest of
his. Guy and Vera enjoyed their time together; they spent countless
hours traveling the United States of America and abroad, sightseeing,
basking in the beauty of the countries, and most importantly, having
these experiences together. Guy’s dedication to farming shows his sense
of resiliency and his stout work ethic, which was duly respected by his
family. Most important to Guy was his family; he had an unwavering love
for his grandchildren and great grandchildren; he loved to follow their
activities and fully supported them in all of their endeavors.
Guy’s wishes were to have a private family funeral do to Covid-19.
contributions can be made to CALL Food Pantry or the Celina First Church
Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Guy and his family. To pay your respects or leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or visit Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.
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