Wadesville, IN – Steven “Reno” Ray Schweikhart, 61, of Wadesville, Indiana, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana. He was born on January 31, 1959 in Evansville, Indiana to Robert Earl and Geraldine (Eichenberger) Schweikhart.
Steven was a proud, hardworking electrician for the IBEW for over 30 years. He graduated from North Posey Highschool then went to join the United States Air Force where he served as a Korean translator. He loved golfing, playing cards and watching football with his friends at the Neuffers’ barn.
Steven will always be remembered for his contagious laughter and his love for life.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jacquelyn (Meddaugh) Schweikhart; children, Casondria Espenlaub and Shelby Conville (Jared); granddaughter, Makali Carter, mother, Geraldine Schweikhart; sister, Cherie Johnson Rob); stepsister, Gina Bobrow (Mike); stepbrothers, Glenn Schweikhart (Diana) and Mark Schweikhart (Kelly); nieces, Bre Phelps (Austin), Autumn Johnson and Miranda Johnson.
Steven is preceded in death by his father, Robert “Buddy” Schweikhart; stepfather, Ronald Schweikhart; stepbrother, Danny Schweikhart; mother in law, Patricia Simmons.
A celebration of Steven’s life will be held at a later date.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.
Ruth Parker says
Jackie and family so sorry for your loss. I know how loved he was by all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Lloyd and Lydia Meddaugh says
We are so sorry for your loss. Reno was an amazing person and his bright personality will live on in all who were blessed to know him. He was a true mentor to Lloyd throughout his years and will be truly missed, but never forgotten. We send you lots of prayers and love as you face this life challenge. I know Reno is shining down on us and watching from above.
Amanda, Bailey, and Caidyn says
There will never be another like him… a truly AMAZING man who will forever be missed! Sending tons of love, hugs, and sympathy to Jackie, Casondria, Shelby, Makali, and Nalen too!
Margaret Ratliff says
I am so, so sorry for your loss. The wonderful qualities of Reno are being carried on beautifully by your family, and he will always be remembered. Sending my love and prayers for peace and comfort.
Anna dillbeck says
I am so very sorry. Reno grew better with age,!love u guys. This doesn’t se em real
Victoria Boykin says
Jackie I am so sorry for your lost. I’m keeping you in my prayers. Love you, girl.
Altia Wilcox says
I never had the privilege of meeting Reno but one can tell how really special a person was by all the joy and love he brought into his loved ones lives. And I am sure he loved and appreciated the love and respect you all showed him.
Love to you, Jackie and all your family.
Richard Jones says
So sorry for your loss.Sending prayers and big hugs out to you and your family.
Mary Ellen Christian says
Jackie and family, We are sorry to hear the loss of your husband. We miss you at Stolls but glad you got to be with him before his passing.Stay strong and hope to see you later. Love and prayers, Cliff and Mary Ellen
Nalen, Josh, and Rhenna says
I will always remember that laugh, Posey County is now a lot quieter. I will always love and miss you Reno. I find peace that you will be waiting for me at those pearly gates!
Nalen, Josh and Rhenna Bug