City of Lakeland
LAKELAND - Gary D. Schofield, age 68, died of complications from COPD February 23, 2014.
Born in Foley, FL, on March 19,1945, Gary came here from Perry, FL, in the 1950s. He was a supervisor for the City of Lakeland Water Department. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War
, serving as a SSGT in the U.S. Army
Mr. Schofield was preceded in death by his wife Mary Beth Schofield; brothers Danny Schofield and Timothy Schofield. He is survived by his son Matthew (Joy) Schofield, Lakeland; daughter Monica (David) Sloan, Lakeland; brothers Tommy (Treka) Schofield, Joe (Debbie) Schofield, Chris (Melanie) Schofield, all of Lakeland; sister Diane (Mike) Perry, Plant City, Marilyn Brown, Lakeland; 5 grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Socrum Cemetery.