Charles Lewis Schneider
Charles Lewis Schneider, age 83, of Little Rock, died March 20, 2004. He was born on August 3, 1920 in North Little Rock, Arkansas to the Late Harry and Ester Schneider. He was a member of Temple B'Nai Israel. Mr. Schneider was a WWII Veteran having served as a pilot with the Army Air Corp. He was a captain with the Coast Guard Auxiliary, he also Captained many ships in international waters. Mr. Schneider also served as Captain for the now retired Channel 7 yacht and was a member of the Little Rock Yacht Club. He was a charter member of the North Little Rock Rotary Club and a member of a local investment group. Mr. Schneider was a third generation owner and operator of Schneider's Inc. Men's Clothing, Tailoring and Uniform Store located at 114 North Main in North Little Rock. Other than boating, he enjoyed traveling, fishing, playing the piano, dancing and listening to Big Band Music. His kindness touched many lives.
Mr. Schneider was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ann. He is survived by his children; Debbie Schneider , Carol Bourland , Chris Schneider and his wife Sue all of Dallas, and John Schneider of Sacramento, CA; his grandchildren, Charles David Raimbault and his wife Sveta, Jennifer Bourland, Brent Bourland, Jeffrey Schneider, Andrew Schneider, and Joseph Schneider all of Dallas; two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Mathew Raimbault also of Dallas. Mr. Schneider is also survived by two sisters; Joyce Ehrenberg of Little Rock and Dena Bock of New York, and his dearest companion for many years, Jane Mendel of Little Rock.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at Temple B'Nai Israel with Rabbi Eugene Levy officiating. The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.