Colton Joseph Schneider, of Edmond, Okla., was born June 12, 2000 to Andy and Angie (Phipps) Schneider. He unexpectedly went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 16, 2015. Colton is survived by his parents, brother Layton, maternal grandmother Cheri “Nana” Phipps, paternal grandmother Kathy Schneider, maternal great-grandfather Bud Kiser and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Joe “Dado” Phipps and his paternal grandfather Herman “Papa” Schneider. Colton was a freshman at Edmond North High School where he was a member of the wrestling team and FCA. Colton attended Life Church and one evening while at Switch, he came forward and gave his life to Christ. Colton’s decision that evening gives us peace that he is in heaven today. There will be a viewing at Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond, OK on Wednesday, October 21, beginning at 11 a.m., with formal viewing from 4 - 6 p.m. The celebration of Colton’s life will be 2 p.m. Thursday, October 22, at Life Church on 2nd and I-35 on Thursday. A short graveside service will follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you make a donation in the name of Colton to the Colton Schneider Memorial Scholarship. This has been set up at Prime Bank, 1016 W. Covell Rd, Edmond, OK 73003. (405-340-2775).
Published on  October 20, 2015