Jeffrey Lynn Schmitt, 56, of Mineral Wells, W.Va., passed away on Oct. 28, 2012, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.
He was born Oct. 3, 1956, in Anderson, Ind., a son of the late Wilburn and Goldie Litton Schmitt. Jeff was the manager at PAS, Washington, W.Va. He loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and his dog, Sassy. He loved playing cards, guns and going to auctions. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play football, Jeffrey David, No. 53; Brett, No.26, and his favorite South player, Jordan Quiocho, No. 23. He was a South wrestling fan and loved to listen to South football games. He was a member of the South Boosters and a member of the Faith Gospel Church in Parkersburg.
He is survived by his wife, Kerry J. Fordyce Schmitt; his children, Catrina (Todd) Lemon, Jennifer (Shawn) Riser and J.J. (Jamie) Schmitt, all of Mineral Wells; grandchildren, Maggie, Andy, Brett, Jeffrey David, Joey, Luke and baby Jacob; brothers and sisters, Jerry Schmitt, Joe Schmitt, Johnny Schmitt, Judy Schmitt and BillieLou Schmitt Chandler, all of Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and closest confidants, Upen Naik and Saurabh Naik. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Schmitt.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Pastor Sean Law officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mineral Wells. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, and 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
An online guestbook will be available at www.lamberttatman.com