Robert J. Schmidt
November 1, 1933 – May 5, 2018
Robert J. Schmidt, age 84, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away on Saturday May 5, 2018. Robert was born November 1, 1933 in Michigan to Jenny Lee Johnson and Albert George Schmidt. Robert graduated from Benjamin Bosse High School in Evansville, Indiana and went on to earn his Bachelors degree from University of Evansville. On August 15, 1954, Robert Married the love of his life, Margaret Lucas. together they would embark on a wonderful journey that would span over 63 years.
Robert worked as an engineer with multiple aircraft companies: Rockwell, and Boeing. through-out his career, he had the opportunity to work on many different aircraft, most notably the B-1. Robert loved building things, and working with his hands, a skill that would serve him well through out his life.
Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather; who centered his life around his family. He enjoyed camping, working and building things for his church home, and traveling all over the world; in addition to visiting all 50 states. He was a member of the Easy Riders of Tehachapi, before relocating to Nevada, where he joined the Heavens Angels Motorcycle Group.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Jenny; and his brother, Albert G. Schmidt. He is survived by his wife, Margaret J. Schmidt; sons: John Robert Schmidt (Misty), Jeffrey Alan Schmidt (Crystal), and Ronald Jay Schmidt; grandchildren: Aaron Schmidt (Stephanie), Judith Shearman (Gerald), Valerie Schmidt, Jennifer Schmidt, and Lynne Schmidt; and 8 great-grandchildren.
A visitation for Robert will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM with funeral services beginning at 1:00 PM, both at Green Valley Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1799 Wigway Parkway, Henderson, NV 89074. Graveside services will occur Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM at Palm Henderson Cemetery, 800 South Boulder Highway, Henderson, NV 89015.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmmortuary.com for the Schmidt family.
- Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, May 10, 2018
- Graveside Service Thursday, May 10, 2018