James Lee Schnarr
James Lee Schnarr
  • March 25, 1943 - May 9, 2017
  • Newark, Texas

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James Lee Schnarr, of Newark, Texas was called by his Lord and Saviour on May 9, 2017.

A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11:00am at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 9am to 1pm at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home.

James was born to Richard and Kathleen Schnarr in Flint, Michigan on March 25, 1943. James was active in sports during his youth and played football during his high school years in Columbus, Ohio. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Army. He married Rebecca Jane Schnarr, and they had two children. James was a devoted husband and father. He showed his strong work ethic and dedication working fleet service for American Airlines for more than 30 years. He took pleasure in eating at Whataburger often, loved the color, blue, and cherished spending time and making memories with his beloved family.

Most importantly, James loved the Lord, had a strong faith and was ever generous. He always found strength in his favorite prayers, The Lord’s Prayer and the Serenity Prayer. He always did his best to provide and gifted items, time and money to those that needed it. Though he will be dearly missed, his family finds comfort in knowing that he will be rejoicing in the gifts and promises of the Lord.

James is preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Jane Schnarr, and parents. James is survived by his children, Teresa Lee Schnarr and James Aaron, Schnarr; grandchildren, Cassaundra L. Mendenhall, Reanna M. Mendenhall, Caitlin N. Schnarr, Brooklyn P. Schnarr, Ashlynn R. Schnarr; great-grandchildren, Nichole L. Nixon, Donovan J. Nixon, Cheyana N. Nixon and extended family and friends.