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Celebrating the life of
Ronald B. Schmidt, Colonel U.S. Army, Retired
July 17, 1939 - February 28, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
No services are scheduled at this time.

RON THANK YOU for your years service!! You are a true HERO to me for the bravery you demonstrated by all the awards you earned! Very impressive!! May the AWESOM HEAVENLY FATHER. bless and comfort all your loved ones DEER PARK CLASS OF 1958

BILL RUSSELL, BURLINGTON,, KY

I worked w/ Ron for many years at Logicon's exercises...my very first three exercises were w/ him in my work cell. We had a number of laughs and yet got the job done in great fashion. I always considered him to be the model of what an Army officer should be - honest, competent, firm, yet fair, gracious and w/ a sense of humor. I, along w/ others, was once invited to dinner at the Schmidts' home - an evening which I treasure. Too bad we could never get him to be a better poker player. Regards, John (Jake) Jacobs

John Jacobs, Platte City, MO

Carol, our thoughts are with you. We are so sorry to hear about Ron.

David and Marcia Hagins, Savannah, GA

So very sorry to hear of Ron passing. He was such a great man. Always had me laughing. RIP Ron. Jackie Peterjohn

Jackie Peterjohn, Divide ,

Godspeed Ron

Dan Peterjohn, Divide, CO

God bless

Dave Sallee, Oro Valley, AZ

Eric, thinking of you and your family on the loss of your dad. We are so sorry and will keep you in our prayers.

Jerolyn and WALTON Carroll, Savannah, , GA

Carol, we are sorry to hear that Ron passed. We wish you and your family much love. Ron was a great guy and we know he will be missed.

George and Barbara Jorgenson, Savannah, Ga

I'm sorry for your lost. Death is never easy for anyone to deal with , because it wasn't God purpose. I truly believe that one day she will live again, because God promised his people in Re 24:4 that he will do away with death and also in Joh 11:25 clearly says that " those exercising faith in me ,even though he dies, will come to life . One day we will all be together again with the ones we lost in death and will never have to experience it again. If you would like more information, please visit one of our local Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's witnesses or visit us online at Jw.org

Kelly family, Savannah, Ga

We love you, Ronnie...and miss you terribly, thanks for all the laughs, good times and tears sometimes....Thank you for your outstanding service to our country....God Bless, Lou and Gerry

Lou and Gerry Molella, Savannah, Ga.

Ronald B. Schmidt, Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired

SAVANNAH - I have written my own obituary so that I can say goodbye to my relatives and friends. I died on February 28, 2017 of multiple complications.

I was born in Youngstown, Ohio, along with my twin, Don, on July 17, 1939 to Mildred K. and William M. Schmidt, both deceased.

After high school, I entered the US Army as a Private. Some 33 years later,

I retired as a Colonel of Armor. During my service, I was awarded the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, The Bronze Star for valor with two oak leaf clusters, the Purple Heart, and additional awards for meritorious service. I served throughout the US, Germany, Korea, and Viet Nam. My military schooling included The Army Command and General Staff College and The Air War College. I earned a BS degree from University of Arizona and masters from Auburn University at Montgomery, both paid for by grateful nation.

Following retirement, my wife and I moved to The Landings on Skidaway Island where we were fortunate to meet many good friends. I worked for almost 15 years as a civilian and then finally fully retired.

My survivors include the love of my life and best friend as well as a great Army partner, my wife of 51 years Carol A. Schmidt; My sons Kurt W. Schmidt and his wife Zrinka Puliselic living in Savannah and Croatia, and Eric G. Schmidt and his wife, Kristen of Savannah, as well as my beautiful granddaughter, Sophia. I am additionally survived by my twin brother, Donald W. Schmidt of San Diego, CA.

So my friends grab your canteens, fill them with your favorite beverage, and I will meet you at Fiddler’s Green someday.

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RON THANK YOU for your years service!! You are a true HERO to me for the bravery you demonstrated by all the awards you earned! Very impressive!! May the AWESOM HEAVENLY FATHER. bless and comfort all your loved ones DEER PARK CLASS OF 1958

BILL RUSSELL, BURLINGTON,, KY

I worked w/ Ron for many years at Logicon's exercises...my very first three exercises were w/ him in my work cell. We had a number of laughs and yet got the job done in great fashion. I always considered him to be the model of what an Army officer should be - honest, competent, firm, yet fair, gracious and w/ a sense of humor. I, along w/ others, was once invited to dinner at the Schmidts' home - an evening which I treasure. Too bad we could never get him to be a better poker player. Regards, John (Jake) Jacobs

John Jacobs, Platte City, MO

Carol, our thoughts are with you. We are so sorry to hear about Ron.

David and Marcia Hagins, Savannah, GA

So very sorry to hear of Ron passing. He was such a great man. Always had me laughing. RIP Ron. Jackie Peterjohn

Jackie Peterjohn, Divide ,

Godspeed Ron

Dan Peterjohn, Divide, CO

God bless

Dave Sallee, Oro Valley, AZ

Eric, thinking of you and your family on the loss of your dad. We are so sorry and will keep you in our prayers.

Jerolyn and WALTON Carroll, Savannah, , GA

Carol, we are sorry to hear that Ron passed. We wish you and your family much love. Ron was a great guy and we know he will be missed.

George and Barbara Jorgenson, Savannah, Ga

I'm sorry for your lost. Death is never easy for anyone to deal with , because it wasn't God purpose. I truly believe that one day she will live again, because God promised his people in Re 24:4 that he will do away with death and also in Joh 11:25 clearly says that " those exercising faith in me ,even though he dies, will come to life . One day we will all be together again with the ones we lost in death and will never have to experience it again. If you would like more information, please visit one of our local Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's witnesses or visit us online at Jw.org

Kelly family, Savannah, Ga

We love you, Ronnie...and miss you terribly, thanks for all the laughs, good times and tears sometimes....Thank you for your outstanding service to our country....God Bless, Lou and Gerry

Lou and Gerry Molella, Savannah, Ga.


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