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Keith Allen Schemm, Jr.

Keith Allen Schemm, Jr.
  • August 25, 1999 - April 7, 2019
  • Isle of Palms, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • The Citadel Foundation
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC 29409-6230

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“We think of you Martha and know that this expression of sadness is all that we can offer you. Darrell and I remember when you were a girl and we...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Darrell and Georgia Harrison

“Dear Keith & Family,I was sorry to read about your son. My family and I offer you and your family our deepest sympathy. Fondly, Your back neighbor...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Marge Sik - Greenville, SC

“Keith. No words can describe sentiments. Please know you and your family are in my prayers. ”
3 of 32 | Posted by: Kiki Robinson - Greenville, SC

“My son, a friend of Keith and I, are extremely sad for your loss.. I cannot imagine how hard it should be for you and your family. We will keep you...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: lina wehbi - columbia, SC

“Dear Martha and Carolyn,You've been in my thoughts during this week of grief, sadness, and sweet memories. I am so sorry that this has happened to...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Estes - Kilmarnock, VA

“Your family is in my prayers. May the memories you shared with your beautiful son sustain you in the days ahead. ”
6 of 32 | Posted by: Citadel Mom D22 - Charleston, SC

“I can not tell you the compassionI feel in my heart. Your worldhas been torn apart. I too liveoff of riffle range road. My daughter waskilled at...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Taylor - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Martha, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.Sincerely,Marie Fahey and Stephen Smith ”
8 of 32 | Posted by: Marie Fahey - Lake Wylie, SC

“Keith ~ know that word has reached far and wide, and many are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Decades have passed. But we...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Carole Reuschle - Chevy Chase, MD

“To Keith's parents,We have never met. I was heartbroken when I learned that 2 young people had lost their lives right next to my home. My mind...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: A friend in your community - SC

“My heart breaks for you! Praying for peace for your family ”
11 of 32 | Posted by: Liane Bottone - Mt pleasant, SC

“Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. We will always cherish the beautiful memories of Schemm. ”
12 of 32 | Posted by: Citadel Parent - Charleston, SC

“You all are in our thoughts and prayers! I am so sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: David Boyd - Greer, SC

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your son. Although we have never met, we share The Citadel as our common bond. My prayers for...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Keigh (K) Martin - Plano, TX

“I will pray God given to you family resination and peace. ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: Betzy Liriano - Gretna, LA

“My very deepest sympathy. Please know you are in my prayers and I am thinking of you. Wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow and comfort in the...Read More »
16 of 32 | Posted by: Joanne Gambert - Pearl River, NY

“I pray that God will give you the grace and strength you need during this time and the days to come. ”
17 of 32 | Posted by: Teresa Porter

“Schemm Family, my thoughts and prayers are being sent to you, and to all who loved your son, brother, and grandson. May you find peace and comfort in...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Melissa Chibucos - Chicago, IL

“We send you our thoughts and prayers that you may find the strength you need to get through each day. ”
19 of 32 | Posted by: Mike Wright - Augusta, GA

“Martha - my deepest sympathies for your loss. May the Lord give you strength and hold you in the days to come. Always know that You and Schemm have...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Caroline Koethke - Grove City, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all in this most difficult time. May you find peace and light as God will take care of you. - Jill &...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: Jill McDonald - Bamberg, SC

“My son had classes with Keith both at Wando and now at The Citadel. We can't even begin to imagine the sorrow you are feeling as you walk this road...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“I can't imagine your grief. I pray that God will strengthen your family during this time.-a Regimental Band Parent ”
23 of 32 | Posted by: Tamara' Blanton - Houston, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your treasured memories and may you find comfort in knowing your loved one is dear to God and is...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“Praying for your family- D21 mom ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Jennifer Kelley - Aiken, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God comfort you today and all the days ahead.- Citadel Romeo Parent ”
26 of 32 | Posted by: Amber and Greg Benton - Florence, SC

“Our hearts are broken for you in this unimaginable time of loss. Peace be with you. Lots of love....The Gambles - Jadie, Charlie and Jack ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“Keith and Martha,I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sympathy. ”
28 of 32 | Posted by: Jim Mueller - Greenville, SC

“So very sorry for your loss. Seems so unfair. Praying for your strength to get through the Coming days ahead. ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Jannis Milhouse - Buforf, GA

“With Deepest Sympathy, prayers with love and peace from our Lord. -citadel parent ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Susan and James Snyder - Columbus, OH

“Prayers for your family in this time of loss. Hearing the news broke this Della's heart. Once a Della, always a Della. #2BD0mom ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Andrea Leggett - Hope Mills, NC

“Martha and Keith - Our hearts are breaking for you. We pray for you and your families to find peace through this storm. ”
32 of 32 | Posted by: Rick and Michelle Huskamp - Greer, SC


Keith Allen Schemm, Jr., 19, of Isle Of Palms, South Carolina, a freshman at The Citadel Military College, died Sunday, April 7, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, April 11, 2019 in the Summerall Chapel, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street at 11:00 am. Entombment in the Citadel Bell Tower will be at a later date. The family will receive friends Thursday from 9:00 am to 10:45 am in Summerall Chapel, The Citadel. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Keith was born August 25, 1999 in Greenville, South Carolina, son of Keith Allen Schemm and Martha Elizabeth Jones. Kasey, as he was known by his family and Schemm, as a Citadel Cadet was recognized as a member of the Corp of Cadets March 30, 2019. Schemm's legacy is being a supportive brother to Thomas and a strong contributing member to his Citadel family.

He is survived by his mother, Martha Elizabeth Jones (Bryan Cisne) of Isle of Palms, SC; father, Keith Allen Schemm (Suzanne) of Greenville, SC; brother, Thomas Wayne Schemm of Isle of Palms, SC; grandparents, Elizabeth and David Schemm of Greenville and Carolyn and Wayne Jones of Charleston, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC, 29409.