James (Shorty) Schneiter Sr. passed away on September 10 at Loma Linda hospital from cancer at the age of 73. He is survived by his wife of 32 years Darlene Schneiter, daughter and son-in-law Kathy and Tom Maloney of Ridgecrest, son and daughter-in-law Bob and Linda Solway of Paso Robles, son and daughter-in-law Jimmy and Megan Schneiter of Ridgecrest, son Billy Schneiter of Redding. He was also Grandfather to 7 and Great Grandfather to 10.
He was a Navy veteran, retired from civil service and worked for Saalex. Shorty never knew a stranger and loved life to the fullest whether it was announcing high school rodeo, running the live stock auction at the fair, going on a cruise, going camping or having friends and family over for food , poker and tall tales.
Celebration of Life will be held for Shorty at the American Legion on September 30th at 1:00 pm.//?#You can find the complete original obituary on this website.