Richard D. Schroeder
1947 - 2020
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Hinesville – Richard D. Schroeder, 73, died Friday, December 25, 2020 at Harborview Health in Jesup. The native of Maquoketa, IA had lived in Hinesville since 1982. He was a retired master sergeant from the US Army with twenty years of service, a veteran of the Vietnam War, and a Purple Heart recipient. He and his wife owned and operated R & J Produce in Hinesville for seventeen years and he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jim Schroeder.

Survivors are his wife, Joann Cobb Schroeder of Hinesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Marietta and Heinz Brandt of Worms, Germany, Molly Schroeder of Salinas, CA, Lisa and David Turner of Midway, Georgiann Hall of Hinesville, and Emily and Donnie Hunt of Ludowici; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard, Jr. and Pamela Schroeder of Marianna, AZ, Thomas and Stephanie Schroeder of Deatsville, AL, and John Hall of Bloomingdale; sister and brother-in-law, Patti and Jeff Schaeffer of Anamosa, IA; brothers and sister-in-law, Bill and Shirley Schroeder of Knob Noster, MO, and Randall West of Maquoketa, IA; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services with military honors will be Tuesday, December 29 at 1 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Brenda Crawford officiating. Burial will be in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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Published in Coastal Courier from Dec. 29, 2020 to Jan. 5, 2021.
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December 29, 2020
Mr Richard was a beautiful person inside and out . I knew him from buying things from him for me and my mom. He will be greatly missed by many people for a beautiful heart who loved many folk now he has his crown and rob for being a awesome person . My condolences too the family hugs of comfort.
Sheryl Tapley
December 29, 2020
Mr.Ric you were always so kind and helpful to me and my family when we came to your store. Rest in peace as you will be greatly missed.
Leola Lambert
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