David E. Schmidt, 58, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:28 P.M. September 26, 2018 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon surrounded by loved ones. He was born April 13, 1960 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Louis D. Schmidt and Sue Ann Cook. He married Cindy Bodine on October 5, 1990. They were blessed with nearly 28 years of marriage.
In addition to his wife, David is survived by his children, Deidre Woodcock and Steven of Bluford, Illinois, Ryan McGuire and Vanessa Newell of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Chris McGuire and Kelly Sehlke of Sesser, Illinois, Angela McGuire of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Heather Bodine of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 17 grandchildren; brother, Dan Long and Elaine Creadore of Kell, Illinois; sisters, Carolan Beal and Randy of West Frankfort, Illinois, and Donella Knauss and Leon of Opdyke, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents and son, Bobby McGuire.
David proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of the ABATE Club and a lifetime member of the VFW Post #1376 and AMVETS. David will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Inurnment will be held at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois with full military rites at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Schmidt family, in care of Cindy Schmidt.