Jackie C. Schadler Sr., 82, of Shoemakersville, formerly of Lyons, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown.
Born November 12, 1936 in Kutztown, he was the son of the late Mamie (Merkel) and Norman Schadler. He and his wife, Mildred E. (Smith) Schadler, were married on May 11, 1956 in Krumsville.
Jackie served his country honorably and faithfully in the United States Army.
Jackie was the owner and operator of Schadler’s Towing for 37 years. He also worked for East Penn Manufacturing, Lyons, in the forming room for 14 years. Jackie attended the Kutztown School and loved watching roller derby and western movies, playing dice and listening to country music.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Mildred, are his children, Terry R. Schadler, Columbus, OH, Barry N. Schadler, husband of Darlene M. (Blessing) Schadler, Lyons, Cindy L. (Schadler) Keiser, Mertztown, Ronnie L. Schadler, husband of Deborah A. (Brooks) Schadler, Fleetwood and Larry A. Schadler, husband of Heather M. (Horbaczek) Schadler, Leesport. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Donna, Stacey, Jared, Lindsey, Megan, Jessica and Brandy, his great-grandchildren, Joshua, Zachary, Autumn, Izaac and Sophie, his sister, Nancy (Schadler) Lenk, Blandon and his brother, Ray Schadler, Kutztown.
Along with his parents, Jackie was preceded in death by his son, Jackie C. Schadler, Jr., his daughter, Linda Schadler, his grandson, Kerry Schadler and his siblings, Douglas Schadler, Billy Schadler, Clair Schadler, Richard Schadler, Lucille Scheidt and Dorothy Lesher.
Funeral Services for Jackie will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, 14390 Kutztown Rd, Fleetwood. Burial with military honors will follow in Zion Moselem Church Cemetery, Richmond Township.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the funeral home.
Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Jackie and his family. Online condolences may be offered at WalbertFuneralHome.com. nm
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