William G. Schnorbus (Pastor Bill), age 77, went to rest awaiting his heavenly Father’s return, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at home in Old Town, Florida. Bill was a native of St. Louis, Missouri, until moving to Florida.
Bill proudly served in the US Army, following in his father’s footsteps as a paratrooper with the Green Berets during the Viet Nam war. After he left the military, Bill went to college and received a Master’s Degree in Education and taught school, becoming a coach and ultimately a principal. Bill left education to work in the private sector in various roles. After moving to Dixie County, he worked as a Classification Officer at the Cross City Correctional Facility, and then worked at the Veteran’s Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. When Bill left the Veteran’s Hospital, he became the Pastor at the Cross City Seventh Day Adventist Church. During his leadership at the church, a new church building was completed debt free. He and his wife, Cecelia, started a food mission to provide food for those in need.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Dorothy Clover, and grandparents, Bill and Myra Parton and Cecelia Rae’s parents, Phillip and Melba Underhill.
Bill is survived by his wife, Cecelia Rae Schnorbus (nee Underhill), three brothers, Don K. (Joyce) Clover, Danny L Clover and David G. Clover, two sisters, Kathryn Sue (Roy) Hood and Ellen K. (Frank) Conforti. Bill is survived by brothers-in-law, Terry (Delores) Underhill, Larry Wayne Underhill, Gary Lynn (Dawn) Underhill and sister-in-law, Cindy (Arthur – deceased) Bellot and many beloved nieces and nephews, multiple extended family members and many friends and acquaintances.
Private services to be held.