BLYTHE, Ga. - Joseph Thomas Schmidt, 70, entered into rest Saturday evening, October 5, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services will be held in the James Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 3:00PM with Dr. Richards officiating. Private interment will follow on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in the Georgia Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, GA. Joe grew up and lived in Bloomdale, OH until joining the Navy. He was a true patriot serving in both the Navy and the Marines. He loved animals, being outside, and working in the garden. Joe was a giving person, always looking out for others. He was a quiet, devoted friend who will be greatly missed. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Florence and Walter Schmidt. Those left to mourn his passing are his sister, Judith Webb; niece, Shannon Shure (Larry); nephew, Bryan Webb; and his many friends and extended family at Savannah Square Personal Care Home. The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 PM prior to funeral services. Heartfelt thanks is extended to Chuck and Jerry Reeves and the staff at Savannah Square Personal Care Home for their loving care and support over the last 17 years. To post condolences, visit www.JamesFHWrens.com. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA
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James Funeral Home
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Wrens, GA 30833
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 7, 2013