Shreveport, LA- Steven Lewis Schoonover, was 74 years old when he passed onto his heavenly home on Thursday, February 27, 2020 due to health complications. He was born on August 14, 1945 in Akron, Ohio, the oldest of three siblings, to the parents of Harold and Julia Schoonover.
Steve is survived by his wife and best friend of 8 years, Pamela Renee Wood Schoonover. Her son, Brandon Wood and his wife Sarah McLean Wood and their children Abby, Lilly & Annabelle. Her daughter, Kaci Wood Sykora of Austin, TX and her husband Matthew Aaron. He is also survived by the mother of his children Barbara Geralds Schoonover . Their daughter Kristen Schoonover Erler and husband Jeff and their children Kaleigh, Kenadee & Jackson Erler. Daughter, Michelle Schoonover Payne and husband Brian and their children Brett, Lauren & Ashley Payne. Son, Brett Schoonover of Shreveport, LA and his wife Anne Marie Allex Schoonover and their children Alex, Caroline, Matthew & Catherine Schoonover. Son, David Schoonover of Shreveport, LA and his wife Courtney Pickett Schoonover and their children Brayden & Ethan Schoonover. In addition, he is survived by his brother Richard Schoonover of Santa Rosa Beach, FL and wife Karen, and daughter Melissa Schoonover. His sister Sheri Schoonover Merrow of UnionTown, OH and husband Wade, and their children Krystle & Sarah Merrow Semple. Steve also leaves behind his most beloved animals Heidi, Buttercup, Lilly & Jo and his horses Sonny, Banderis & Fixxon, and the little “Dude”.He is preceded in death by his parents Harold and Julia Schoonover and his Uncle Dick Schoonover and Aunt Marlene Schoonover.
Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside in Shreveport, LA. The Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, LA, officiated by Pastor Dennis Sims and Dr. Pat Day.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a memorial contribution to Houston Methodist JC Walter Jr. Kidney Center at givingforms.houstonmethodist.org Gift designation: Kidney Transplant or call 832-667-5816. Since the season is Mardi Gras, one of many he loved, as a symbol of celebration of Steve’s life feel free to wear your favorite Mardi Gras beads and honor of a man that loved to “ Let The Good Times Roll.”