Clarence R. ‘Bob’ Schneider

April 1, 1932-Dec. 28, 2020


Clarence R. “Bob” Schneider passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring, Florida. He was 88.

Bob first came to Crawfordsville with Goodyear, became an agent with Farm Bureau, where he worked for many years, and after retirement worked as a crop adjuster with American Farm Bureau.

He was a member of the Elks and American Legion, where he volunteered with the honor guard for more than 25 years. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Whitesville Christian Church and attended Heartland Christian Church in Sebring.

Born April 1, 1932, at Fort Wayne, Indiana, he was the son of Clarence Michael Schneider and Vivian Leah Gent Schneider. He graduated from high school in Onamia, Minnesota. He married S. Jane Sutherlin Conkright on May 19, 2001, at the Whitesville Christian Church.

Surviving family includes: wife S. Jane Schneider of Sebring, Florida; son Gregory (Debbie) Schneider of Crawfordsville; daughter Ann (Tim) Gagen of Breckenridge, Colorado; daughter Andrea (Mark) Bernett; daughter Melissa (Casey) Andrews of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; son Jonathan (Heather) Conkright of Longmont, Colorado; five grandchildren, Brecken, Ian, Milo, Peyton and Shelby; sister Jean Athman of Onamia, Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter; and brother-in-law Jerry.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at the Whitesville Christian Church, 3603 S. Ladoga Road. Services will begin at 1 p.m. and may be viewed online through the church’s website or their Facebook page. Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Bob Schneider may be made to the Honor Guard, American Legion Post 72, 101 Walter Remley Drive, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

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