Michael Scott Schmidt, 62, passed away April 8, 2021.
He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1958, attending school in Bedford, Richardson, and Houston, before joining the U.S. Air Force. He retired as a Tech Sergeant after 20 years of service, concluding his career at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, with the AWACS team. He enjoyed cooking and had a passion for the martial arts, teaching several disciplines at his own dojo. Throughout his life, Mike was an ardent soccer fan. From his early youth until well into his thirties, he thrilled family and friends with his skill and adroitness risking body and limb as goalkeeper for teams at his schools and with fellow Air Force service members.
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Cherri (Wallace) Schmidt, a son Brandt Schmidt of Maxwell, Texas, a daughter Brandi Schmidt of Harker Heights, Texas; his parents Jerold and Jeanette (Burrus) Schmidt of Joshua, Texas, a brother Jeffrey Schmidt of San Diego, California, a sister Deidre Kenney of Grapevine, Texas, and a brother Eric Schmidt of Arlington, Texas.
Services will be private.
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