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Paul Edward Schneider, 91 – Passed September 22, 2021

Paul Edward Schneider, 91, of Cabool, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Willow Care Nursing Home in Willow Springs, Missouri.

He was born on August 18, 1930 in Henry County, Missouri, the son of Howard and Alma (Cline) Schneider.

Paul accepted Jesus as his Savior as a young boy. He graduated high school in Livingston, Montana, and then attended electronic school in Chicago, Illinois. He then went to work for Western Electric/AT&T in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, until retiring in 1988. In retirement he did volunteer work at the Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, wired buildings for the Assembly of God Organization in Springfield, installed wiring for Cabool Assembly of God Church and many other electrical jobs.

Paul moved to Cabool in 1995 to care for his parents and father-in-law. After moving to Cabool he started attending Calvary Temple Church in Mountain Grove.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Wanda (Benefiel); three children, Brenda, David and Sue; eight grandsons and several great-grandchildren; his brother, James Schneider of Chariton, Iowa, and his sister, Mary Carl of Buffalo, Missouri. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2021, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery with Nathan Goad officiating. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at