Paul K. Schmidt Jr., 73, of Clearville, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 4, 1947, in Baltimore, Md., a son of the late Paul K. Schmidt Sr. and Mary (Rinehart) Schmidt. On Dec. 13, 1986, he was united in marriage to Rebecca (Brown) Schmidt.
Along with his wife, he is survived by children: Robert Schmidt and wife, Aliza Clark; Michelle Brown; and Brandon Schmidt; grandchildren: Andrew Clark, Alex Anderson, Micheal Schmidt, Jason Schmidt, Alden Clark, Alex Clark and Paige Pepple; four great-grandchildren; and siblings. Lori Garber and Allan Schmidt.
Paul served in the United States Navy from 1965-1968. He spent most of his working years as a truck driver, driving for J.B Hunt, Hoffman Transport and Schmidt Transport, among others. Having grown up on a horse farm, Paul had a love for horses. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, playing pool, trucking and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren.
All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537. Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com.