Henry Edward Schmidt
1946 — 2021
Henry Edward Schmidt, Jr., 75, of Columbia, SC, died Friday, September 17, 2021. Born February 21, 1946, in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of the late Henry Edward Schmidt, Sr. and Mildred Elizabeth Garvin Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt earned his bachelor's degree in secondary education from Southwest Missouri State and continued his studies at Drury College and College of the Ozarks. His love of teaching Social Studies and sponsoring school activities was reflected for more than 30 years at Fair Play and Hollister High Schools in Missouri. Mr. Schmidt actively encouraged his son and other youth interested in sports. For many years, he refereed high school basketball and umpired high school...