Paul RIchard Schmitt, 79, of Mt. Vernon passed away Thursday morning, November 1, 2018.
He was born in Mt. Vernon, IL on June 18, 1939, the son of Harry & Myrtle (Campbell) Schmitt.
Mr. Schmitt was an Army Veteran. He worked in construction for many years and was involved in the building of the Times Square Mall and Interstates 57 & 64.
Mr. Schmitt is survived by his:
Wife: Alice Schmitt of Mt. Vernon
Robin Sinclair of Arizona
Darel Schmitt & wife Kim of England
Rita Penrod & husband Bill of Mt. Vernon
Kimberly Bara & husband Rene of Mt. Vernon
Gale Schmitt of Mt. Vernon
Sister: Joyce Frasier of Mt. Vernon
Wendell Schmitt of Utah
Larry Schmitt of Joliet
Carl Schmitt of Aurora
Mr. Schmitt was preceded in death by his Parents, by a Son-Paul Richard Schmitt, Jr., by a Sister-Barbara & by Brothers-Leon, David, Clarence, Wayne, Bobby, Charles & Gene and the Mother of his children-Darlas Roberts.
Memorial services will be held at the West Side Baptist Church at 10:00 A.M. Friday, November 9th.
Military Honors will be conducted by the Mt. Vernon American Legion Post #141.
The Johnston Funeral Home in Ina is in charge off arrangements.
For more information or to sign the online guest register please visit www.johnstonfuneralhome.com