Roy Karl Schnebly, 84, of Bloomington passed away on July 10th, 2022 at the McLean County Nursing Home in Normal. Private family services will be held with entombment at Park Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Humane Society of Central Illinois.
He was born on December 30th, 1937 in Normal. Roy was a life-long resident of Bloomington-Normal, managing Schnebly’s Garage that was founded by his parents Kenneth and Thelma (nee Lanthorn) Schnebly. He worked there until his retirement.
Roy married Constance “Connie” (nee Lyles) on July 10th, 1965 at the First Presbyterian Church in Normal. Roy passed away on their 57th wedding anniversary.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years Connie of Bloomington; his sister Evelyn (Roy) Peacock of Normal; sister-in-law Marlys Lyles of Bloomington; niece Janet Claus of Normal; nephew Kenneth (Sherri) Peacock of Monticello; nephew-in-law Robert Schmedake of St. Louis; and great nephew Eric Barnes of St. Louis.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Donald Wayne Schnebly.
Roy was an avid fan of NASCAR, he was always keeping up on his favorite drivers, and attended many races in person. Roy will be missed by all who knew and loved him.