Mr. Schneider was a World War II Army veteran, a member of Word of Life Tabernacle Church in Metropolis and a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 640 in Metropolis.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Windhorst Schneider; two daughters, Teresa Mansfield and husband David and Denise Dunker and husband Greg; three sons, Darrel Schneider and wife Billie, David Schneider and Randy Schneider and wife Deena; seven grandchildren, Kerry Mansfield and wife Sara, Jessica Sills and husband Tyler, Wendie Schneider, Elizabeth Susane Schneider, Daniel Schneider, Joshua Schneider and Alicia Schneider; one great-granddaughter, Katherine Mansfield; one sister Doris Reinhardt and husband Ed; one sister-in-law, Alma Schneider; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Mamie Carroll Schneider; one sister, Donna Moorman; one infant sister, Marion Schneider; and two brothers, Robert and LaVelle Schneider.
Graveside service was held Friday at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Larry Lunsford officiating. Pallbearers were Daniel Schneider, Joshua Schneider, Kerry Mansfield, Tyler Sills, Danny Schneider and Leslie Windhorst.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.