Paul is survived by three sons, Steven H. Schmidt and wife Nancy, Davidson, Oklahoma, Ross E. Schmidt, Fort Scott, and Charles W. Schmidt, Fort Scott; a daughter, Paula Cochran and husband Tim, Keller, Texas; a brother, Edward B. Schmidt, Pleasanton, Kansas; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, Paul was preceded in death by a brother, Louis Schmidt, and a sister, Wilma Shaw.
The Rev. Kevin Moyers will conduct funeral services for H. Paul Schmidt at 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 6, 2006, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial with military honors by Mound City American Legion Post #248 will follow in the Curry Cemetery.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at Cheney Witt. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at email@example.com.