5345 South Street | Vermilion, OH 44089
Obituary of Kenneth Schmidt
Kenneth John "Bull" Schmidt, 63, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
He was born January 19, 1958 in Cleveland, grew up in Brownhelm Township, and had been a Lorain resident for the past 15 years moving from North Carolina.
Kenneth worked as a truck driver for over 15 years.
He was a 1976 graduate of Firelands High School and attended the Church of the Open Door in Elyria. He was a member of the Freedom Nation Motorcycle Club where he served as president for 8 years and a member for 12 years, and the Elyria Eagles. He enjoyed Nascar racing, guns, cars, playing Santa, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Vickie (nee Edison) Schmidt of Lorain; daughter, Kathryn (Brent) Picha of Burbank, CA; son, Michael (Holly) Schmidt of Vermilion; step son, Chris (Jennifer ) Engle of Elyria; parents, Edward and Margaret (nee Brill) Schmidt; his sister, Janet (nee Schmidt) Green of Vermilion; brother, Tom (Kathy) Schmidt of Vermilion, grandchildren, Slade Picha, Julia and Evan Engle; nephew, Nicholas Sheridan; and great niece, Aubreigh Sheridan.
He was preceded in death by his sister in law, Susan K Schmidt; brother-in-law, Jerome Green and a nephew, Ty Schmidt.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 4:00 pm until the time of the memorial service at 6:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. The Reverend Jerry Grace will officiate.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Freedom Nation Motorcycle Club,11234 Indian Hollow Road, Elyria, 44035.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
5345 South Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
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