Robert Dale Schmidt, 73, of Waverly, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at his home.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Waverly Cemetery, with William W. Harlow officiating. Memorials may be made to the family to help defray expenses in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Jan. 6, 1935, in Waverly, he was the son of the late Leonhard Schmidt and Della Duvall Schmidt. On Jan. 4, 1982, he married Sandy Hamlet, who preceded him in death on Dec. 3, 2006. He had lived in rural Waverly his entire life, was owner/operator of Schmidt Apple Orchard and was a farmer. He was a graduate of Waverly High School and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was a member of the Waverly Jaycees. He was a Lutheran.
Survivors include two sons, Mike Schmidt of Waverly and David Schmidt of Higginsville; one daughter, Judy Petzoldt of Miami; one stepson, Rick Buck of Cowgill; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Stark of Lexington and Mary Louise Plattner of Waverly; and nieces and nephews.