Paul H. Schneider, 99, of Corydon, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. He was born July, 23, 1920, near Corydon, to the late Oscar and Bertha Blank Schneider. He was a farmer, a member and trustee of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lanesville, a founding member of the Lanesville Heritage Committee, a lifetime member of the Harrison County Farm Bureau in Franklin Township, a director with the South Harrison Water Corporation, and an advisory board member of the Franklin Township School Corporation.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 66 years, Clematine L. Schoen Schneider; his daughter, Melba R. Carter; his sons-in-law, Larry L. Rakestraw, Bill Stilger and Joe Carter; his granddaughter, Nicole Thibert; and his sisters, Ruth Foreman, Pearl Williams, LaVerne Wagoner and Helen Gleitz.
Survivors include his sons, Keith Schneider (Phyllis) of Warrenton, Virginia, Barry Schneider (Bren) of Boise, Idaho and Glenn Schneider (Brenda) of Lanesville; his daughters, Joann Rakestraw of Corydon and Rita Brewington (Larry) of Lanesville; his sister, Irma Bell of Corydon; 18 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Mark Carnahan will officiate. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery near Lanesville.
Visitation will be from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday and after 10:00 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jason, Travis, Chad, Clint, Troy, Todd and Zac Schneider, Justin and Nathan Stilger, Greg Rakestraw, Jeremy Albers, Neal and Robbie Brewington and Joey Carter.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
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