John E. Schoeppner 83 of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, January 1, 2018 in the Wheeling Hospital.
He was born April 29, 1934 in Warwood, West Virginia a son of the late John W. and Catherine Wolf Schoeppner.
John was a retired coal miner with the North American Coal Corporation’s Number 6 Mine and Saginaw Mining Company and a US Naval Reserves veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, John Michael Schoeppner and one sister, Mary Margaret Archer.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” Pugh Schoeppner, whom he married on July 17, 1954 at the First Christian Church in Bellaire; four daughters, Liz Harwell of San Antonio, Texas, Becky (John) McCort of Lafferty, Ohio, Deb Hastings of O’Fallon, Illinois and Shellie (Bill) Higgins of Shadyside, Ohio; one sister, Barbara Slovik of Bellaire, Ohio. Also seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm where services will be held on Saturday at 1pm with Pastor Larry Helms officiating. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the donor’s choice by going to “TMCFunding.com”.
Share your thoughts and memories with John’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com
Debbie Hastings and family. I am very sorry for your loss. May God Bless you and your family with peace and comfort during this time of sorrow.
So sorry fo your loss. May God be with you and bless you and your family.
John was the hardest working and most loyal person I had the privledge of working with, may God bless his family and keep him safe!!
My deepest sympathies and heart felt prayers for the family and friends. May you find peace in your memories.
We are sorry for the lost of your Father. Our Lord has made a special place in heaven for him. May you find peace and comfort in our Lord.
Lizzy, Sisters and Mrs Schoeppner, Sorry to hear of his passing. May The Lord be with you during this hard time. Yours, Jerry Swift
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of John E. Schoeppner, give you peace, comfort and strength…
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
and prayers to the family of ….
US Navy Reserve Veteran, John E. Schoeppner, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†
† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †