Funeral arrangements for Jeff Schmitt are set

Jeff Schmitt in one of the new Cadillacs at Jeff Schmitt Cadillac in Beavercreek.

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Jeff Schmitt in one of the new Cadillacs at Jeff Schmitt Cadillac in Beavercreek.

The funeral and visitation for Jeff Schmitt, owner of several successful local auto dealerships, have been set.

According to the obituary published Friday in the Dayton Daily News, a memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Fairborn High School Auditorium, 900 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road. Pastor Mike Pratt will preside.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the time of service.

MOREJeff Schmitt, auto group owner, dies at age 64

Schmitt, 64, of Springfield, died Wednesday at the Southview Medical Center surrounded by his family, his obit says.

He was born Feb. 2, 1954 in Dayton, the son of the late Paul F. and Darcus L. (Gray) Schmitt. Schmitt was a graduate of Fairborn High School and Wright State University.

He was president of Jeff Schmitt Auto Group, consisting of eight locations across the Miami Valley.

His obit said his “greatest joy was time spent with his family and close-knit group of friends.”

In addition to his parents his sister, Patricia Aldrich, preceded him in death, according to his obituary. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Laura; two children, Stefanie Schmitt Page, Jay (Ashley) Schmitt; two grandchildren, Cody and Kate Page; and his pet, Katy T. Dog.

In lieu of flowers, the Schmitt family requests memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Greater Dayton at or the National Kidney Foundation at

Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences may be made to the family at

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