John Wayne Schmidt
12/17/1946 - 11/11/2017

 John Wayne Schmidt, 70, of Mount Calm, Texas, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Hospice Unit.

Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery with Rev. Duane Hoxworth officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Monday, November 13, 2017 at Bellmead Funeral Home.

John was born December 17, 1946 in Waco, Texas to Nolan and Eula Mae (Barber) Schmidt. He worked at Green’s Transmissions for over 35 years. He enjoyed working on race cars for 30 years with family and close friends.

John is preceded in death by his wife Sharlene Schmidt of 39 years and his parents.

Survivors include his sons, Steven Schmidt and wife, Kimbel, and Edward Schmidt and wife, Stacy; his sister, Linda Schmidt and his twin sister, Elaine Threadgill; 5 grandchildren, Steven Schmidt II and wife, Jessica, Nathan Moss and fiancé Kyana, Megan Schmidt, Chance Cornelius and Brittni Schmidt; 3 great-grandchildren with 2 more on the way; and several nieces and nephews.

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