Mr. Louis Howard Schiermeyer “Lou or as his Army buddies and motorcycle compadres called him Duke” died peacefully at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee on may 31, 2018. He was69 years old.
Lou was born on January 25, 1949 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is the Son of Angelina and Theodore Schiermeyer. Lou married Mary Elizabeth Adkins and they raised their son Nicholas most recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lou attended Hemet Union High School in Hemet, Ca in 1969. Lou enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a Combat Veteran in D Troop 101st Calvary in Vietnam. He then worked in construction and helped home school their son.
He had a wide range of hobbies including photography, motorcycles, reading, music, and concerts over the years. He enjoyed cinema and was an avid reader on a wide range of topics including, U.S. History and the Bible. Lou was known for his passion in life, his sense of humor, and his devotion to those he loved and all he valued.
Lou is survived by his wife, Mary: their son Nicholas, his mom Angie ( Preceded in death of father Ted )Schiermeyer and his sisters and brothers Charlotte ( James ) Kraai, Theodore “Chris” ( Preceded in death by wife, Donna ) Schiermeyer, Mary ( Calvin ) Campbell, Judy ( James ) Kraushaar, Marc ( Gail ) Schiermeyer, Gail ( Robert )Wilson, and James ( Sandra ) Schiermeyer.
Lou will be buried at 11:30am on Thursday June 7, at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at 2200 East Governor John Sevier Hwy. Knoxville, Tn 37920. In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Nevada, Inc. Chapter 41-1. Website: cvma41-1nevada.com