Robert Allen Schmid, Sr.

February 22, 1950 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 70)

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SALEM – Robert Allen Schmid, Sr., 70, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born February 22, 1950 in Salem, son of the late Harry and Hazel (Cope) Schmid.

Robert was a machine shop foreman for Haltec Corporation for 29 years. He was a member of the Salem Eagles and VFW Post 892 and he enjoyed bowling and four-wheeling.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Libert Schmid whom he married August 15, 2020; son, Robert Schmid, Jr. and his long-time girlfriend Misty Kent of Ostrander; daughter, Elizabeth (Brad) Keefer of Washington, PA; two stepdaughters, Shannon Boyce  and Jessica Libert, both of Lisbon.

Besides his parents, a sister, Sally Hall also preceded him in death.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Stark Memorial with Edward McGarry officiating. For the safety of the Schmid family, please adhere to social distancing and bring your own mask.

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Memorial Service
November 4, 2020

2:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

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