Eldon Lougee Schneck Jr of Pittsburg Texas, formerly of Snellville, Georgia, went to be with God on January 6, 2021 at the age of 63 in Tyler, Texas due to COVID-19 and pneumonia. Better known to all who loved him as JR, he was born in California to Eldon Sr and Frances (Hamlett) Schneck on January 1, 1958. JR enjoyed sharing memories of growing up with his 3 sisters, Gerri, Patti and Darla. He was proud of his 3 children and a known bragger of his beloved grandchildren.
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After joining the US Navy in 1977, JR enjoyed seeing the world while serving the country he loved. He served on the USS Constellation twice, Port Liaison in Sigonella, Sicily where he met his beloved wife and finally ending his career in 1991 as a Dock Master at NOB Norfolk VA. JR was preceded in death by his parents Eldon Sr and Frances Schneck, sisters Gerri Mavis and Darla Jean Harvilitiz.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Michele, sister Patti Chastain, sons Joshua, Jeffery and Jauhn (Misty) Schneck, numerous beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There will be a virtual memorial service at a later date.