Jeffrey Dale Schoenheide, 57, of Parowan, passed away at home on May 26, 2018. He worked at TA as a TSA, and also had an FFL and held an associates degree in Gunsmithing.
His many hobbies included knife making, wood working, fishing, hunting, camping, gardening, cooking, and spending time with his family and pets. He held a Black Belt in kickboxing and a Brown Belt through Kiai Karate in Parowan under Sifu Carol Cox.
Jeff served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was stationed in California, New York City and Alaska. He married Farida Rivera on April 29, 1989. They had three children together: Dax R. Schoenheide (Victoria) of Parowan, Shaleia R. Dunn (Richard) of Nottingham, U.K., and Raine A. Schoenheide of Draper. He also had three children with his best friend Teresa Lund of Parowan: Nerissa K. Lund of Parowan, Yeshaya L. Lund of Parowan, and Dalston C. Lund of Parowan.
Jeff called his family the Clan. He leaves behind all members of his Clan—his wife Farisa, his best friend Teresa, and his children Dax, Shaleia, Raine, Nerissa, Yeshaya and Dalston. He also leaves behind his father Harvey Schoenheide, his sister Jodie Puffer, and his brother Michael Schoenheide (Terri), sister-in-law Coleen Schoenheide, as well as may aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his mother Cheryl J. Schoenheide, his grandparents Watson and Schoenheide, his brother Monte H. Schoenheide, his granddaughter Sariah A. Schoenheide, his father-in-law Arnold B. Rivera, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He will be greatly missed. Services will be June 22, 2018 at The True Life Center, 2111 N. Main, Cedar City, Utah, at 11 a.m. The center is across the street from the Cedar City jail.