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Roy Schmidt Jr.
October 31, 1929 - October 23, 2012
Roy Schmidt Jr., 83, of Long Beach, CA passed away peacefully in his sleep. Born in Kansas, Roy joined the Marines during the Korean War and achieved the rank of Sergeant. Upon his discharge, Roy moved to Redondo Beach. He worked for the Chevron oil refinery for many years then later as a store clerk for ThriftiMart until his retirement in the late 80's. Roy and his wife Donna were married 38 years. Roy and Donna were avid boaters and spent many years living on a boat at King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach. Summers were spent vacationing at Catalina Island, fishing, diving and relaxing. Roy enjoyed boating, fishing, and playing cards. Roy is survived by his wife Donna; brother Ronald Schmidt and family; sister Darlene Berens and family; step-son Jim Cowherd and family; and step-daughter Cathi Spear and family. Roy was loved by all and will be missed greatly. Services are Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:00 pm at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92518. Go to www.LAfuneral.com. for more information. Sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.


Published in Daily Breeze on Oct. 31, 2012
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