Schneider, William R. (Big Bill), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and brother went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 22, 2012. Age 62 years. Son of the late Maurice and Aryel (Glick) Schneider, William was born September 21, 1949 in Saginaw, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam War and was a member of American Legion Post #22. William married Kelly J. Long on June 11, 2005. She survives him. Big Bill was owner and operator of Leisure Landscaping. He enjoyed fishing and going to the auto races. Surviving besides his wife Kelly are three sons, Billy Schneider Jr. and his wife Lisa Duke Schneider, Akron; Tyler Schneider, Huston, Texas; Brady Schneider, Saginaw; three granddaughters; one sister, Judy and Michael Canole, Freeland; his uncle, Bill Steckert, Freeland; several nieces and nephews. Honoring Mr. Schneider’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Saginaw Valley Church of the Nazarene, 1815 Tittabawassee, Saginaw. Pastor Randy Owens will officiate with Military Services conducted by American Legion Post #22. Friends may call at the church where the family will be present on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to American Home Health Care, 2575 N. McLeod, Suite 28C, Saginaw, MI 48604 or The National Down Syndrome Association. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw, Michigan.