Edward L. Schofield

Edward L. Schofield, age 86, of Edwards, Missouri passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at his home.  He was born on January 12, 1931 in Kansas City, Kansas the son of James and Margaret (Rice) Schofield.
In 1951, he joined the United States Air Force.  He served 8 years obtaining the rank of Tech Sargent.
He was united in marriage to Sherryl Osborn on July 4, 1960.  They made their home in St. Louis, Missouri where he was employed for McDonnell Douglas for 39 years as an electronic engineer.  He retired in 1993 and moved to the Lake of the Ozarks.
Ed is preceded in death by one son Joseph Schofield who passed in infancy, a brother Jay Schofield, Jr. and a sister Margaret “Marge” Bauman.
He is survived by his wife Sherryl, of the home, one daughter, Barbara Hallgren, and her husband Gary, of Palmdale, California, one son David Schofield, of Santee, California, four grandchildren; Bradley Nielsen, Justin Nielsen, Grant Nielsen and Jolene Grimes, nine great-grandchildren, one brother Robert Schofield, and his wife Donna of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, numerous nieces and nephews other relatives and many friends.
Memorial Services for Edward L. Schofield will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw, Missouri.  Military Rites and burial of his cremains will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Leavenworth National Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are encouraged to be made to the Honor Flight Network – Kansas City or the Friends of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office c/o the Reser Funeral Home 101 W. Main Street Warsaw, Missouri.

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