June 1, 1973 - October 17, 2015
Andrew Schelbert, 42, of Dallas Texas passed away Saturday October 17, 2015. Andrew was born to Susie and Douglas Schelbert, June 1, 1973 in Kokomo, Indiana. Andrew graduated from McAllen Memorial High School in 1991. Andrew attended the University of Texas before pursuing his passion of becoming a PGA golf professional. Andrew was a golf professional for over twenty years in the Dallas area where he impacted lives on and off the course. Andrew was passionate about teaching golf. He was instrumental in bringing back Junior Golf in the Dallas area. Andrew touched many lives on and off the course and made a lasting impression. Andrew could deliver one liners that would put a smile on your face with his quick wit and slow draw.
Andrew is survived by his fiancé Sheri Finkelstein, his parents Doug and Susie Schelbert of Laguna Vista, Texas, his brother and family Michael & Shannon Schelbert and their boys Mac and Camden of Bainbridge Island, Wa. and his brother John his wife Janelle and daughter Sidney. “Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots – but you have to play the ball where it lies.”- Bobby Jones.
There will be a celebration of Andrew’s life on Wednesday October 21 at 4:00 at Denton Country Club. We will be Celebrating Andrew’s life in Laguna Vista on Saturday the 24th at 4:00p.m. at the South Padre Island Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Diabetes Association, or the Epilepsy Foundation.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. NW Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238