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Anthony R. "Tony" Schmidt

March 1, 1956 ~ April 19, 2017 (age 61)

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April 22, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home
160 N. High St.
Covington, Ohio 45318

Anthony R. “Tony” Schmidt, age 61 of Covington, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at his home.  Tony was born in Piqua on March 1, 1956 to S.R. & Joanne (Forsyth) Schmidt; was a graduate of Covington High School, Class of 1975; Mill Operator with Faurecia, Troy; worked for Copperweld, Piqua for 27 years; a member of the Spirit of Life Church, Piqua and loved his Harley-Davidson.  Preceded in death by his father, S.R. “Shorty” Schmidt in 2014.  Tony is survived by his mother, Joanne Schmidt of Bradford; his wife of 41 years, Cheryl A. (Zacharias) Schmidt; his children, Josh Schmidt of Tipp City, A. Lee & Ashley Schmidt of Brookville, Rachel Schmidt of Covington; his siblings, Linda Scalf of Bradford, James Schmidt of Englewood, Ruthann & Jeff Hudleson of Bradford, Janet & Rodney Sprenkel of  Covington; mother-in-law, Marian Zacharias of Covington; sister-in-law, Connie Clark of Covington, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Allen & Heather Zacharias of Covington; and “his” dog, Ozzy.  Funeral service 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington with Pastor Kent VanHoose officiating.  Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington.  The family will receive friends 9:00 A.M. Saturday until time of service.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County or Swank-Haus Penscher Rescue, 5090 Croft Mill Road, Bradford, OH 45308.  A special thanks to his sisters, Janet & Ruthann, sister-in-law, Connie, Hospice of Miami County and all the family and friends that have helped us through this.  Family request casual dress.  All bikers welcomed.  Condolences may be left for the family at

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