Rodne Dale Schmohe
Rodne Dale Schmohe, 63, of Cassville, Missouri, and formerly of Fulton, Missorui, passed away on July 18, 2019, after a short stay at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born on August 11, 1955, in Kansas City, Missouri to the late Hollis and May Schmohe.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda, of Cassville; a daughter, Jackie Schmohe, of Miami, Oklahoma; three sons, David (Liz) Schmohe, of Seneca, Missouri, Chris Rogers, of Belle Vista, Arkansas, and Green (Lauren), of Amherst, Ohio; three granddaughters, Nicole Schmohe, Alora Wilkie, both of Seneca, and Torii Rogers, of Amherst; three grandsons, Coleman Rogers, Xzander Rogers, and Charlie Rogers, of Amherest; one sister, Susan Offutt, of Louisville, Kentucky; one brother, Steven (Sharon) Schmohe, of Hannibal, Missouri; three nephews and a niece, Matthew (Maria) Offutt, of Louisville, Quintin (Mendy) Schmohe and Corey (Billie)Schmohe, and Whitney Schmohe, all of Hannibal; plus numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Rodne was preceded in death by his parents.
Following graduation from Fulton High School at Fulton, Missouri in May 1973, he joined the United States Navy, becoming an Aviation Machinist’s Mate. He was a plankholder as a member of the crew of the United States Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower when the ship was commission. He later became a Plane Captain for Grumman’s C-1 Trader and C-2 greyhound aircraft. His duty stations were Naval Air Station (NAS) Memphis, Tennessee, NAS Pensacole, Florida, Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. He served at sea in the Alantic, Caribbean, and Mediterranean regions aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and USS John F. Kennedy. HE retired from the US Navy as a Petty Officer First Class after 20 years of service. He was awarded the following: Naval Aircrew Wings, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge, Navy Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Battle “E” Award with 5 devices, National Defense Service Medal with 1 device, Good Conduct Medal with 4 devices, Navy Expeditionary Medal, and Sea Service Ribbon.
Following retirement from the US Navy he relocated to Cassville, Missouri, where he was a truck driver and then later worked for Wal-mart. He spent his final years rebuilding trucks and automobiles to enter in many car shows throughout the region. He was a member of the Cassville Cruisers Car Club.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, with Pastor Ty Walkenshaw officiating with cremation to follow.
Family will receive friends from noon until service time at the funeral home.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Missouri. Please visit www.whitefuneralhome.org for online condolences.