|Birth: ||May 9, 1948|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2009|
San Patricio County
~ Ken Schoonover Obituary ~
Former local resident Kenneth Lee Schoonover, 61, of Portland, Texas, passed away July 31, 2009.
He was born May 9, 1948, in Ryderwood, to George "Vern" and Mona Jean (Tomlinson) Schoonover. Ken attended schools in Longview and Kalama.
He served in the Army stationed in Germany and served two tours of duty in Vietnam. After the service he moved to Waco, Texas and then Portland, Texas in 1981. Ken was devoted to his family and his work. He was a manager for Zarsky Lumber Company. He loved to entertain with Texas barbecue.
Ken married Rebecca Rodriquez in Texas in 1972. She survives him at home. Also surviving are his mother; three daughters, Antonette, Jennifer and Erica Schoonover; three siblings, Nick (Panda) Schoonover, Diana Schoonover and John (Evie) Schoonover; six grandchildren, Lilliana and Logan Jackson, Miguel, Hannah and Sophia Villarreal and Ryan Martinez.
He was preceded in death by his father and his mother-in-law, Consuelo Rodriquez.
A celebration of Ken's life has been held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were by Limbaugh Funeral Home, Portland, Texas.
Published in The Daily News on 8/8/2009
George Vernon Schoonover (1924 - 2002)
Maintained by: Reverend Larry
Originally Created by: Harlene Soper-Brown
Record added: Aug 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40525425
I miss you buddy. Time to play ball on Pershing Way. God Bless You!Larry Taylor|
Added: Feb. 28, 2012
Thank you, Mr. Schoonover, for your service to our country. It is greatly appreciated. Respectfully,|
Added: Aug. 10, 2009