HAMPTON - Robert E. Schofield Jr., 79, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Feb. 15, 2009.
He was a native of Newport News and a Hampton resident for the past 45 years.
Robert was a 1947 graduate of Newport News High School and attended Virginia Tech. In 1998 he retired from Credit Counselors-Tidewater as a Regional Manager. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Newport News.
Robert is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Margaret (Peggy); daughters, Sharon Perry and husband, Bob, of Hampton and June Barbrey and husband, Robert, of Newport News; son, Robert E. Schofield III, of Bacova, Va.; six grandchildren, Martin Perry (Ellen) of Chicago, Ill., Robbie Perry, Rebecca, Nathan (Megan), Rachael Schofield, and Ryan Barbrey; three great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Camden and Olivia; stepmother, Virginia Schofield; and one sister-in-law, June Spechio.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.mem.com to share words of comfort with the family.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Parklawn – Wood Funeral Home.
A celebration of Robert's life will be held at 2 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 19, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association
6315 N. Center Dr. Suite 233 Norfolk, VA 23502.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave. in Hampton. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.