James Schnarr

James Schnarr

James Darrel “Jim” Schnarr, 67, of Glendale passed away peacefully at his home at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Born May 31, 1943, in Daviess County, he was the son of Leland J. and Estel (Berry) Schnarr. A 1961 graduate of Alfordsville High School, he worked for B and O railroad and drove a truck. Later he owned his own trucking business and from 1975 to 1995 owned and operated Glendale Auto Parts. A member of Faithway Baptist Church, he helped organized the Harrison Township Fire Department and served as fire chief for two years. He is survived by his wife, Karen (Hembree) Schnarr, whom he married Nov. 3, 1962; one daughter, Melanie Schnarr of Glendale; one son and daughter-in-law, Jamie and Kris Schnarr of Cumback; grandchildren, Nicole and Jason Traylor of Otwell and Gage Schnarr of Cumback; his mother, Estel (Berry) Schnarr of Washington; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Lois Schnarr of Washington and Don and Judy Schnarr of Jasper; sister-in-law, Bobbi Schnarr; and several nieces and nephews. His father, Leland J. Schnarr; daughter, Kristena Jo Schnarr; and brother, Ronald Schnarr, are deceased. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel, with Pastor Wayne Walters officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Reeve Township. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vista Care Hospice or the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com. (June 29, 2010)

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