William Henry (Billy) Schmidt
Last updated 4/5/2021 at 3:13pm
William Henry (Billy) Schmidt passed away March 27, 2021, after a long battle with dementia.
He was the son of the late William and Grace Schmidt. He was born April 27, 1945, in Binghamton, N.Y. His family moved to Miami, Fla., when he was 6 months old, then to Brevard when he was 16. He was drafted into the Army at the age of 18 and served two years.
He leaves behind the love of his life, his wife of 52 years, Sandra Galloway Schmidt; one sister, Grace Welch and her husband, Marshall, of Brevard; and many nieces, nephews and cousins that loved him and will miss him.
He was a carpenter and helped build many beautiful homes in Lake Toxaway and surrounding areas.
He had a great sense of adventure and loved Hiking, camping and travel. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and his kind spirit.
He leaves behind many friends and family that will miss him greatly.
In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation to Hospice.
There will be a private family service at a later date.