Edward C "Eddie" Schneider

May 12, 1923February 18, 2018
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Edward C. (Eddie) Schneider died peacefully on the morning of Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 94 years. Eddie was born on May 12, 1923 in Rosenberg, Texas to the late Edward John Schneider and Ida (Moench) Schneider. In 1941 he was determined to enlist in the Air Force, at the age of 17. While assigned KP duty he learned of testing for the Air Force’s Pilot Program. So, to get out of KP, he took the tests to become a cadet in 1942 and served until his honorable discharge in 1945. On a blind date arranged by a good friend, he met Barbara Novak, a union that lasted 63 years. While working at DuPont, Eddie met Bob Johnson and the two became good friends ultimately partnering to form REXCO, Inc. a business that to this day is a successful employer in Port Lavaca and the rest is history. Eddie is preceded in death by his parents, Edward J. Schneider and Ida (Moench) Schneider. He is survived by his wife, Barbara N. Schneider; his son, Edward C. Schneider, Jr. (Evelyn); two daughters, Sherry King (David) and Cissy Sullivan (Dennis); two grandsons, Bryan C. Schneider and John E. Schneider (Desiree); a great grandson, Andrew C. Schneider; a great granddaughter, Everly Hope Schneider; and a sister, Irma O’Neal; along with many nieces and a nephew. Visitation will be held Tues., Feb. 20, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Port Lavaca at 10:30 a.m. on Wed., Feb. 21, 2018. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Education Foundation of Calhoun County, 525 N. Commerce, Port Lavaca, TX 77979 or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 902 Calhoun St., Port Lavaca, TX 77979. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Edward C "Eddie" Schneider

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Kathie Klein

February 22, 2018

I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad! My heart goes out to you and the family. I so enjoyed the photo gallery and will never forget our camping trips in the Airstream! You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerest Hugs! Kathie

Melody Chatelle

February 21, 2018

Thinking of you all, and sending lots of prayers and energy your way. Melody Chatelle and Eddie Zamora, Austin

Danny Murphy

February 21, 2018

Cathy and I are so sorry for your loss but we know there is another place besides this earth where Eddie's full faculties will be restored for eternity. God bless you in this difficult time.

Danny and Cathy Murphy

Marolyn & Jim Cummins

February 20, 2018

Our most sincere condolences to a beautiful family. Cissy has shared so many wonderful stories of her Dad. What a blessing to live such a wonderful life. Our prayers to you all. I know you have so many memories to share and enjoy.
Love from Marolyn & Jim Cummins & family.

Marie Stallcup

February 20, 2018

What a wonderful man! Wish we had more Eddie Schneiders in this world! My love and condolences to the family.
Marie Stallcup

Deb and Kevin McVey

February 20, 2018

Thoughts and Prayers to all. Celebrating and honoring a wonderful man, who lived a great life.

Cherie Shortridge

February 19, 2018

We're so sorry for your loss. Eddie will be greatly missed. We'll continue to have you in our thoughts and prayers.
Gary, Cherie, and Ian