Robert William Schutt

Schutt, Robert William

Robert William Schutt, age 85, of Tequesta, FL, lost his valiant battle against cancer on March 27, 2014 at the home of his daughter in Knoxville, TN with his family surrounding him with their love. Bob was born October 10, 1928 in Erin, NY to Robert and Ida Schutt. He was the oldest of 12 siblings. Bob grew up in Ithaca and Van Etten, NY. He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Wisconsin during the Korean conflict. After his service to our country, Bob returned home to Van Etten and married the love of his life Ronnie in 1953. They had three children and spent 61 remarkable years together. Bob retired from his career at New York State Electric & Gas in 1989. After retiring, Bob and Ronnie travelled the world with Ronnie's sister and brother-in-law Rose Ann and Ken Berkley. Bob was preceded in death by his parents and 10 of his siblings. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Veronica (Prucha) Schutt; son, Bernie Schutt, Knoxville; daughters, Joanne Schutt and Elizabeth Schutt, Knoxville; his sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Randy Ayers of FL; and his sister-in-law, Rose Ann Berkley of FL; along with several nieces and nephews. Memorial services and celebrations of life will be held at a later date in both Knoxville, TN and Tequesta, FL. Click Funeral Home and Cremations - Middlebrook Chapel is serving the Schutt family. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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9020 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 694-3500

Published in Star-Gazette from Mar. 30 to Apr. 1, 2014