Born April 1, 1945 in Millersburg, Oh, he was the son of Gerald Ralph and Bertha Mae Simmerman Schie.
He attended Grace Brethren Church, was a member of P.B.R., was an avid bottle collector and his 1989 Corvette held a special place n his heart.
He worked as a truck driver for Santmyer Oil Co. and had been a Station Mgr., and had worked for the Wayne County Fair Board in retirement.
Surviving are his parents of Strausburg; his wife of 42 years Gloria Spencer Schie; Children & Spouses Gerald J., Jr, and Errin of Charlotte, N.C. and Shelly and Rod Mast of Mt Eaton; grandchildre Nicole & Cory Mast and sisters Connie & Bob Boyd of Norwalk, Oh. and Sandy Schie of Strausburg, and a brother Leland & Myrna Schie of Strausburg.
Grace Brethren Church, 4599 Burbank Road, Wooster, OH 44691 for youth programs
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grace Brethren Church
Tuesday evening from 5-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home