Times West Virginian
William “Bill” Joseph Schneider Sr., 75, of Harmony Grove Community, Grafton, passed away peacefully Thursday (April 4, 2013) at his home.
He was born in Fairmont, on April 10, 1937, a son of the late George Peter and Goldie (Robison) Schneider.
Bill was a math professor by trade, retiring from Fairmont State University with 42 years of service. He was a graduate of Fairmont State University and later received his degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
He was the owner of several area businesses and a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Bill was an independent, highly motivated individual with a great sense of humor.
He remained busy with construction projects of all shapes and sizes to help family, friends and neighbors wherever and whenever possible. He loved his dogs and those of his family members.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Joan (Pangrazio) Schneider of Grafton; three sons, William Joseph Schneider Jr. and his wife Joetta of Worthington, Todd Schneider and his wife Jacqueline of Zelienople, Pa., and Brian Eric Schneider and his wife Carissa of Wellington, Fla.; one daughter, Adrienne Lovell and her husband Stan of Dawsonville, Ga.; and two grandchildren, Jeffrey Lovell and Holden L. Schneider.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Anderson.
Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, today from 1-8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Matt Holbert officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont.
Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com.