John Schmidt Jr.(1952 - 2018)

John Schmidt, Jr., age 66, of Bowling Green passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will be in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Bowling Green.
Visitation will be from 4:00–8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, at the funeral home.
John was born January 11, 1952 in Hannibal the son of John Thomas Sr. and Jean Knight Schmidt.
Survivors include son, Gary Schmidt (Tiffany) of Bowling Green; daughter, Connie Schmidt of Golden, Colo.; three grandchildren, James Schmidt, Trayce Esquibel and Ashlee Schmidt; brother, Ralph Knight of Bowling Green; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother, Robert Wayne Schmidt.
John grew up in Colorado and graduated from Golden, Colo. High School spending the years living between Bowling Green to be close to his mother and Golden, Colo. to be close to his father.
He was Lutheran by faith and later baptized in the Christian Church. John worked for PAR Electrical Contractors for 28 years as an equipment manager and was dedicated to his job. He enjoyed going to the NASCAR races, hunting, fishing, camping and riding Harleys.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Knight, Harold Schmidt, Jeff Stockvis, Justin Knight, Jason Knight and Terry Woodruff. Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Lashear and Jim Ferrel.
Memorials may be made to the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. On-line condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Bibb-Veach Funeral Home
606 W Main St Bowling Green, MO 63334
(573) 324-2211
Published in Reader Connection on July 25, 2018