Samuel C. Schott, 85
Of Coventry Township passed peacefully November 10, 2008.

Sam was born in Morristown, Tenn. on December 3, 1922. He was a graduate of Tri-State College in 1944 with a degree in engineering and was named to the Who’s Who among students in American Universities and Colleges. He was employed with Firestone T & R as an Engineer inventing the rubber backing for carpet. With his father, Elmer he started Schott Metal Products and later Design Wheel and Hub. He was a member of the Tadmor Shrine and the Sons of Herman.

Preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Coza; son, David A. Schott Sr. and brother Jim. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Faydelle; grandchildren, David (Tracy) Schott Jr. and Lynn (Woody) Hoff; great-granddaughter, Alyssa Schott; sister, Adelaide (Ralph) Darling; nieces and nephew.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road (Route 619). Private family Entombment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Acute Palliative Care Unit, 525 E. Market St., Attn: 3E Akron, Ohio 44309.