Charles E Schumacher 

Charles Elwood Schumacher, 73, of New Vienna, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at his residence.

His wife, Robie Jo Shutts Schumacher, survives.

Mr. Schumacher was born July 14,1945 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late Morris and Lena Edgecomb Schumacher. He served in the U.S.M.C. 3rd Marines I Corp. from 1962-1966. During his service, he served two tours in Vietnam.

Mr. Schumacher retired from the Ohio Division of Wildlife after a 20-year career as a wildlife officer. He was a member and past commander of the VFW Post 6710.

He was a lifetime member of the Marine Corps League and a charter member of the Marine Corps League in Clinton County. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his motorcycle.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Schumacher is survived by two daughters, Cindy (Christopher) Henn and Amber (Ryan Wirrig) Ford; two sisters, Janice Brinegar and Mary (Samuel) Gruber; six grandchildren, Ashley (Chris) Houser, Tyler Flohre, Alexandria Ford, Vanessa Ford, Jay Henn, and Rallie Wirrig; and a great-grandson, Mark Houser.

In addition to his parents, a brother, George Mack, and two sisters, Norma Jean Young and Delores McCarty, are preceded in death.

Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, with Pastor Bryson Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, New Carlisle, Ohio.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Schumacher’s memory may be made to Community Care Hospice, P.O. Box 123, Wilmington, OH 45177 or the Ohio Wildlife Diversity Fund, 2045 Morse Road, Building G-1, Columbus, OH 43229.

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