Rhoton Funeral Home

1511 South Interstate 35E, Carrollton, TX


William John Schmid

May 25, 1945March 8, 2020

William “John” Schmid

William “John” Schmid, age 74, was born on May 25, 1945 to William and Ida Schmid in San Bernardino, California. He passed away on March 8, 2020 at VITAS hospice in Carrollton, Texas.

John is survived by his loving wife, Karen Schmid; sons, Anthony (Tony Spataro) Schmid and Leon (Cheryl) Ford; daughter, Jerri Boss; sister, Sylvia (Gene) Vannuchi; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his faithful dog-daughter, Sally.

John proudly served in the United States Navy, aboard the USS Constellation, during the Vietnam War.

John was active at his church, Grace Lutheran Church in Carrollton, Texas. He loved singing in the choir and enjoyed keeping the hymn boards updated and quietly helping out wherever he saw a need.

A Memorial Service will be held Grace Lutheran Church, 1200 E Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton, TX on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 11 am. Interment will be in California at a later date.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 21, 2020


William John Schmid

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Janie Spataro

March 22, 2020

Our sincerest sympathy to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
God bless you.
Stephen and Janie Spataro

Rita Alaman

March 21, 2020

Uncle John. I remember having a wonderful lunch with you and Aunt Karen n Ontario during one of your visits out here n California.
We had an amazing time. I am so great full that I had this small but meaningful and memorable time with you.
Aunt Karen. We love you, know that you are in our prayers and close to our hearts.
All our love.
Rest in Gods loving arms uncle John.