Andrew M. Schreiner, Jr., 79, of Star City, passed away on July 22, 2015 at the V.A. Hospital in Little Rock.
He was a proud Marine retiree who served two tours in Vietnam. He received the Silver Star.
After retiring from the Marines, Mr. Schreiner started his career at the Pine Bluff Arsenal where he served as a security guard and chemical equipment repairer before ending his career as a supervisor for Tech Escort after 20 years. He then went to work for several companies cleaning up old chemical sites, retiring in 2008.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Mr. Schreiner was born on July 10, 1936 in Paris, Arkansas to Andrew M. and Thelma Schreiner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers, Joe, Frank, Melvin, Jim, Jess and Chuck; and three sisters, Ann, Hilda and Alda.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Fay Baugh Schreiner of Star City; two sons, Daniels Schreiner of Pine Bluff and Mark Schreiner of Syracuse, New York; two daughters, Lisa Taylor of Hot Springs and Lori Gregg of San Antonio, Texas; one brother, John Schreiner of Kingman, Arizona; one sister, Aletha Rehard of Powder Springs, Georgia; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held on July 25 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. A graveside memorial service will be held July 30 at 1 p.m. at Arkansas State Veteran’s Cemetery in North Little Rock.