Samuel Schneider, 78


Samuel E. Schneider, 78, died Thursday, June 16, at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty.

Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday June 27, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty. Online condolences may be made to the family at

The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is caring for Sam’s family. Memorials may be made to West Liberty Gun Club.

Samuel Eugene Schneider was born Sept. 4, 1943, in Iowa City. He was the son of Leroy and Virginia (Bennett) Schneider.

He was a graduate of the West Liberty High School Class of 1961, following graduation Sam served in the United State Army Reserves.

On March 9, 1963, he was united in marriage to Mary F. Meyer, in West Liberty. Sam had been employed with Procter and Gamble in Iowa City for many years, retiring in 1995.

He was a member of West Liberty Jaycees, Lions Club, bowled with the “outhouse gang” a P&G group and was a member of the West Liberty Gun Club. He enjoyed woodworking, guns, cars, tractors and his dogs.

Survivors include his wife Mary of West Liberty, as well as two sons including Tim (Kathy) Schneider of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; and Chuck (Jeni) Schneider of Riverside.

Also surviving are seven grandchildren including Jake (Katelyn), Zach (Shannon), Trevor (Jessie), Katie, Grace, Josh (Fiancée Amber Williams) and Jessie, as well as five great-grandchildren: Cash, Emmy, Denly, Lucy and Chase.

His parents and a daughter, Lori, preceded him in death.,