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Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Schilmiller

April 10, 1952 July 29, 2019
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Schilmiller
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Obituary for Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Schilmiller

Corydon, Indiana
Lawrence “Larry” Frederick Schilmiller, Jr., 67, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. Larry was born April 10, 1952 at St. Edwards Hospital in New Albany to Lawrence “Buddy” Fredrick and Mary Agnes “Aggie” Drury Schilmiller, Sr. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School and Corydon Central High School. Larry worked for Miller Pipeline Corporation for 13 years, but his true love was being a professional big rig truck driver. Larry was driving his father’s farm tractor before he could walk. He took pride in his driving ability, and in 2013, was recognized for logging a million safe driving miles. He drove for 25 plus years for CCX, Conway Carriers and XPO. He was a five-time KY State Truck Driving Champion and in 2016 achieved 5th place nationally as a truck twins (pups) driver. Larry was an honorary Kentucky Colonel, enjoyed relaxing on his boat and was an avid NASCAR enthusiast. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister, Margaret Louise, and a brother-in-law, Anthony “Tony” Newton. Larry is survived by his son, Jamie (Missy) Schilmiller of Palmyra; 3 sisters, Donna Newton of New Salisbury, Veronica (Steve) Dishman of Corydon, and Jeanne (Paul) Schroeder of New Salisbury; a brother, James “Jimmy” (Darlene) Schilmiller of Corydon; a grandson, Logan Cordell Schilmiller of Palmyra; 11 nieces and nephews; and his fiancé, Joy Saylor of Corydon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 AM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in New Middletown, IN. Father Kyle Rodden will be the celebrant. Visitation will be 12-8 PM Wednesday, July 31, 2019 and from 9-10:30 AM Thursday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. There will be a Rosary service on Wednesday evening at 7 PM at the funeral home.. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Most Precious Blood Catholic Cemetery Maintenance Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.gehlbachandroyse.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

31

Jul

12:00 PM 7/31/2019 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/31/2019 8:00:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Visitation

Thursday

1

Aug

9:00 AM 8/1/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 8/1/2019 10:30:00 AM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

1

Aug

11:00 AM 8/1/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/1/2019 12:00:00 PM
Most Precious Blood Catholic Church

Corydon-New Middletown Rd
New Middletown, IN 47160

Most Precious Blood Catholic Church
Corydon-New Middletown Rd New Middletown 47160 IN
United States

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Location

Most Precious Blood Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

New Middletown Rd.
New Middletown, in 47145

New Middletown Rd. New Middletown 47145 in
United States

Memorial Contribution

Most Precious Blood Catholic Cemetery Fund

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