October 30, 1932 - May 14, 2019
Coach Bobby Lee Schneider, Sr., a native of Biloxi, MS, and a longtime resident of Bogalusa, LA, died at his residence in Slidell, LA on Tuesday, May 14. 2019 at the age of 86 surrounded by his family.
He was a coach, mentor, and a teacher to many people who grew up in Bogalusa, LA. He served his country in the United States Navy and the United States Army Reserve.
He is survived by his children, Bobby Schneider, Jr., Cynthia Schneider, Keith Schneider, Rachel Miley, Jerry Schneider, and Michael Schneider; 16 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren. He is also survived by other relatives, and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Velma Schneider; his parents, Nelson and Pauline Schneider; one brother, Morris Jerry Schneider; three sons, Christopher David Schneider, Mark Douglas Schneider, Raymond Morris Schneider; and five grandchildren.
A visitation honoring Coach Schneider's life will be at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will continue at Annunciation Catholic Church on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Father Daniel Brouillette will officiate. Interment to follow at Ponemah Cemetery.