Robert H. Schmid
Robert Howard Schmid, 83, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 18 years, formerly of Columbus, OH, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Cape Coral. He was born January 9, 1935 in Salisbury, MO to Carl and Daisy Schmid, now deceased.
Robert was a member of the United States Army for 24 years and obtained the rank of Sargent Major. During his time in the service, Robert was awarded the RVN Gallantry Cross w/Palm, the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, U.S. Army Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Koran Defense Service Medal.
He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Edith Schmid of Cape Coral; three loving children, Thomas Schmid (Debbie) of Atlanta, GA, Diane Schmid of Fort Worth, TX, and Eric Schmid (Lori) of Lewis Center, OH; five grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; as well as a large, loving extended family.
Robert was preceded in death by four siblings, Kenny Schmid, Floyd Schmid, J.C. Schmid and Hazel Schmid; as well as a sister in laws, Bertie and Jerry.
No formal services are planned at this time.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Robert Howard Schmid are suggested to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, www.NCHV.org
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.