Gregory Lee Schmidt Jr.(1976 - 2018)

Gregory Lee Schmidt, Jr., 42, of Bowling Green, Mo., formerly of Louisiana, Mo., passed away unexpectedly on June 27, 2018.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 2, at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Jeffrey Dock officiated. Burial was at the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana.
Visitation was held from 9:30 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.
He was born on March 8, 1976 in Louisiana, the son of Gregory Lee and Gloria Jeanie Davis Schmidt.
He is survived by his mother; Gloria Jeanie Schmidt of Louisiana, two brothers; Billy Schmidt of Troy and Jeremy Schmidt (Tessa) of Louisiana, one sister; Jennifer Cunningham of Louisiana, Aunt Katherine Ahart (Jim) and Uncle John Davis all of Louisiana, Aunt Pat Schwinegruber of New Castle, Del., Uncle Philip Schmidt of Dupo, Ill., Aunt Wanda Gilmore of Elsberry, and Uncle John Schmidt (Carolyn) of Clarksville.
He was preceded in death by his father; Gregory Lee Schmidt, Sr., his grandparents; Tony and Genevieve Schmidt, John and Rosa Lee Davis, and Arlene Carly, Aunt Thresa Davis, and a brother in-law; Bill Cunningham.
He participated in the Special Olympics in his youth, worked at Koester's Service Station in 2003 for a while, and attended CLS in Bowling Green for many years.
He loved spending time with family and friends, riding around listening to music, and drinking soda. He enjoyed the outdoors including mowing and hanging out on 6th street waving at everyone. He was a special person with a great sense of humor that touched many lives. He will be dearly missed.
Honorary pallbearers were Don Giltner, Don Farris, and Tom Grisby. Active pallbearers were Jason Akers, Dalton Stewart, Collin Stewart, Jason DeCamp, Justin Strieker, and Lloyd Cunningham.
Memorial donations may be made to the family or the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Collier Funeral Home
117 Barnard Dr. Louisiana, MO 63353
(573) 754-4800
Published in Reader Connection on July 4, 2018