Arthur John Schneller, Sr., 86, of Wake Forest, died Friday morning, October 17, 2014 at his home. He was born in Ontario, Canada, the son of the late Mary Kaufman Schneller and Otto John Schneller and was a retired forklift mechanic with Gaylord Containers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, October 22, 2014 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Schneller is survived by his sons, Kenneth H. Schneller of Wake Forest, Arthur John “A.J.” Schneller, Jr. and wife, Courtney, of Franklinton, Clarence T. Schneller of Wake Forest and Harold W. Schneller and wife, Melissa, of Wake Forest; sisters, Eleanor Turnbull and Edna Sandham and husband, Murray, of Ontario, Canada; brother-in-law, Bryce Smith of Ontario, Canada; grandchildren, Arthur John Schneller, III, Brooke Hutcheson, Mary Brooke Sutton, Cameron Schneller, Austin Schneller, Zachary Schneller, Josh Schneller, Jena Schneller, and Haley Schneller; great-grandchild, Tristan Hutcheson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Crabtree Schneller and by his siblings, Esther S. Smith, Harold T. Schneller, and Clarence W. Schneller.
Friends may visit with the family from 7-8:30 Tuesday evening, October 21, 2014 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)