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 www.hsdayton.org or the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org.
Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences may be made to the family at www.BeltonStroup.com.