Jacob Norris Schmidt was born on Thursday, December 18, 1975 in Denison, Texas to John Schmidt and Melinda Rebecca Norris Schmidt. He passed away in Bonham, Texas on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at the age of 33 years 4 months 11 days. Jacob was a member of The Assembly of God Faith. He graduated from the Oklahoma School For the Deaf in Sulphur, Oklahoma. Jacob earned his BA Degree from Texas State Technical College in Waco, Texas. Spending time with his family was Jacob's greatest joy. His family's memories are that he was fun loving. He enjoyed to make people smile and laugh. He was forever an optimist. Jacob loved collecting guns and riding, repairing, and showing motorcycles. He will truly be missed by all of those whose lives he touched. Jacob is survived by his parents, Les Wingfield & Becky Davis, Rowlett, Texas; Sisters and Brothers-in-law, Kim & Sean Mackiewicz, Abilene, Texas and Katrece & Brandan Yarbrough, Howe, Texas; Nephews, Chaz & Caleb Hewitt, Abilene, Texas; Father, John Schmidt, Cartwright, Oklahoma; Close Friends, Gary & Mandy Strudevant, Mesquite, Texas and Tonka of the home; and numerous other close and special friends.
Jacob is preceded in death by his grandmother, Kathryn Marquez.
Services to celebrate his life will be at 1 PM Saturday, May 2, 2009 at the Coffey~Murray Funeral Home Chapel. His uncle Bro. Charles Williams will officiate.