Robert R. Schnur Sr.

SCHNUR, ROBERT R. SR., 69, of St. Matthews, passed away at Jefferson Place on Wednesday, October 10, 2007, after a valiant battle with cancer. He spent most of his life in Louisville. Bob was a graduate of Atherton High School and the University of Louisville. He had just celebrated his 50th high school reunion in June 2006, and renewed friendships with many at that time. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Bob was in sales most of his life, and retired as President of Powells Lightning Protection Co. He was a life long member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, serving on various committees, and was a Trustee. He was a member of the East End Lion's Club serving as President, and the University Club. The last 10 years have been devoted to his grandson, Bain who he loved unconditionally. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond C. and Susanne Schnur Sr.; and his nephew, Alec Murphy. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Monaei (Fruits) Schnur; his son, Robert R. "Rusty" Schnur Jr. (Angela); his grandson, Bain R. Schnur; his brother, Raymond C. Schnur Jr. (Jan); sisters -inlaw, Melinda Kett, Sandra Murphy, and Betty Schnur; his cousins, Richard Schnur (Denise), Carolyn Bassett (Frank); his nieces and nephews, Raymond Schnur III, Lawrence (Catherine), Rebecca Totin (Alan), Whitney Isbell (Tommy), Christopher Noe (Lee Ann), Bradley Kett (Niki), Eric Murphy, Noel Murphy (Angel), Lindsay Murphy; with many great-nieces and nephews. A celebration of Bob's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, in the Sanctuary of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., with burial to follow at Cave Hill. Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m. Friday at Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave. Expressions are requested to Memorial Fund of his church, Lions Club, or Hospice of Louisville.

Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 11, 2007