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SMSgt. Roger Charles Schoer, USAF (Ret.)

SMSgt. Roger Charles Schoer, USAF (Ret.)
  • November 13, 1930 - March 4, 2017
  • North Charleston, South Carolina

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“Monette and family, so sorry to hear about your father's passing. Please know that your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers. He has only...Read More »
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Monette and Michelle along with your families. May you all feel God's comfort but also be comforted by...Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Iintrepid Hospice Staff - SC

SMSgt. Roger Charles Schoer, USAF (Ret.), of North Charleston, South Carolina, widower of Judith Simmons Schoer, entered into eternal rest Saturday, March 4, 2017. The family will receive friends Monday, March 6, 2017, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., where a Masonic Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

Roger was born November 13, 1930 in Nouméa, New Caledonia, son of the late Jules Schoer and Raymondé Betfort Schoer. Roger came to America when he was 17 years old and became a citizen on Dec 7, 1953. He joined and served in the United States Air Force on July 1, 1951. Roger was stationed in Charleston where he met and married the love of his life, Judith Simmons. They were happily married for over 42 years. While in the US Air Force, he served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and was a recipient of the Air Force Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal Bronze. He loved and respected the United States and the Air Force. He was proud to serve. He retired after serving 25 years and was Honorably discharged in 1974. Roger was an educated man, he earned a Bachelor's degree from his homeland and he also received his Engineering Associate's Degree from Trident Technical College. Roger worked at MUSC in the Oncology Department for over 20 years, until his retirement. He was a member of Dorchester Lodge #369, A.F.M., Pythagorean 21, Omar Shrine Temple, and the Elks Lodge.

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