Vernon Timothy Schnaath

February 23, 1958 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 62)


In loving memory of:

Vernon Timothy Schnaath, 62, of San Antonio, Texas, passed peacefully on March 11th in Live Oak, Texas after dealing with a long-time illness.

Visitation will be 3pm to 8pm, Friday, March 20th at Pitman Funeral Home with Neil Schnaath and Rick Owsley of St. Louis Bible Fellowship officiating. Burial will follow at the Augusta City Cemetery. Arrangements made by Pitman Funeral Home.

Vernon was born in Washington, Missouri to Norman and Virginia Schnaath on February 23, 1958. He went to Washington High School. He married Judy Groppe on March 26, 1988 in Herman, Missouri. He worked as a machinist for Metal Craft for 30+ years. He was a member of the St. Louis Bible Fellowship and participated and helped in several of Cowboy Lee’s Cowboy Camps. He is an avid horseman, outdoorsman and prankster. He loved his horses and fur babies.

Vernon is preceded in death by his father, Norman Schnaath and mother, Virginia (Henshaw) Schnaath.

Vernon is survivied by his wife, Judy (Groppe) Schnaath of San Antonio, Texas. His 4 children, Heather Toney and husband Eric of Hanahan, South Carolina, Justin Schnaath of Big Pine key, Florida, Crystal Burks and husband David of Fordland, Missouri and Candice Tolbert of Jacksonville, Florida. 3 siblings Carolyn Wicks of Lake Odessa, Michigan, Thomas Schnaath of Washington, Missouri, and Neil Schnaath of Marthasville, Missouri.  9 grandchildren, Sierra, Raquel, Tristen, Morgen, Jaxon, Leah, Lydia, Guy and Joshua. He was also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Eric Toney, David Burks, Tristen Clark, Dennis Hart, Jeffery Glass, Timothy Wicks and Nathan Schnaath.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Louis Bible Fellowship, 6234 Victoria Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139.

The family of Vernon Schnaath wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Northeast Methodist Hospital, ICU nurses Diana and Sarah, Dr. Sergio Burguete, Ebenezer United Church of Christ, Pitman Funeral Home, Rick Owsley, and Neil Schnaath.

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March 20, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pitman Funeral Home
5542 Walnut Street
Augusta, MO 63332

Funeral Service
March 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Pitman Funeral Home
5542 Walnut Street
Augusta, MO 63332

Interment following funeral service
March 21, 2020

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