Welcome to the memorial page for

William H. Schreiber

October 2, 1936 ~ May 15, 2017 (age 80)

Schreiber, Lieutenant Colonel, William H. US Army (Ret.)

80, died peacefully on May 15, 2017, with his family by his

side in Spring Hill. He was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey

on October 2, 1936 to William and Josephine (Frazee)

Schreiber. He was preceded in death by his parents and

his brother David. He is survived by his sister Joanne

Meyer of Havertown, PA; sons Craig of Spring Hill, Mark

of NY, Eric of PA and Bruce of MN; eight grandchildren;

five great grandchildren; William was a graduate of Bucknell

University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration.

He served as Company Commander with the

28th Infantry Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division in

Vietnam from 1966-67 and 70-71. Among his numerous awards

and citations, he was the recipient of the Combat Infantry

Badge, four Bronze Stars and three Vietnamese Crosses

of Gallantry. After 26 years William retired to Florida where

he remained active in the VVA, VFW, Society of the 1st Infantry

Division, 28th Infantry Association, MOAA.


Visitation will take place 1-3pm on Saturday, May 20th at

Downing Funeral Home in Spring Hill. Graveside service with

Honors on Monday, May 22nd at 12:30pm at Florida National

Cemetery, Bushnell.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made

in memory of William to 1st Infantry Division Foundation,

P.O. Box 607, Ambler, PA 19002


 Service Information

May 20, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Downing Funeral Home
1214 Wendy Court
Spring Hill, FL 34607

Military Honors
May 22, 2017

12:30 PM
Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513

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