CUYAHOGA FALLS - William J. Schmidt, 75, of Cuyahoga Falls, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by his loving family on Oct. 8.

He was born in Akron, the son of the late James and Lillian Schmidt of Richfield. A Journeyman and member of the UAW, Bill had retired from General Motors where he had more than 42 years of services. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls.

His survivors include wife of 45 years, Lynda (Brand); children, Rhonda Buck, Leonard (Brenda) Schmidt, Angela (Todd) Hearty, Nicole (Chris) DeFrange, Denna Curtin, and Lloyd Walker; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Ericka, James, Melynda, Kendall, Nicholas, McKenzie, Shane, Mason, Kaitlyn, Jared, Elliott, Ethan, Cooper, Colton, Reagan, Jacob, and Baylee.

Friends may call on Monday from 10 to 11:00a.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Stow Chapel (3333 Kent Rd. at Rt. 91) where Pastor James Lewis will officiate at a funeral service at 11:00.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Bill's name to First United Methodist of Cuyahoga Falls or a charity of one's choice.

Please go to Bill’s Book of Memories at to view or leave condolences.

(Dunn-Quigley Stow, 330-688-3866, CFNP,  10/13/19)