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John T. Schofield

February 6, 1943 — February 5, 2022

John T. Schofield, 78, of Beech Grove, passed away on February 5, 2022 along with Charlene, his loving wife of 59 years.  He was born on February 6, 1943 in Gary, Indiana to the late Dale and Marie Schofield.  John and his wife Charlene owned a Dog N Suds in Worthington, IN early in their marriage.  In 1974, he took over Terry’s Barber Shop now Beech Grove Barber Shop.  John was passionate about serving the community of Beech Grove at his shop.  John was an accomplished water skier in his early years.  He was an avid fisherman and loved taking his family and friends out to fish on the lakes of Indiana and Florida, where he and his wife spent the winter months.  John Schofield was a complete outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting everything including ducks, turkeys, pigs, deer, and mushrooms with many friends over the years.  He trained and raced his dog, Sugar, in the sport of Flyball.  John loved Jesus and was a student of the Bible, belonging to Plainfield Christian Church.  John also loved spending time with his family, and he was rich in friendships.  John was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Endsley.  Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW in Beech Grove, Indiana or Plainfield Christian Church in Plainfield, Indiana or to Eastside Christian Church in Lake Placid, Florida.  Funeral services will be Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 1:00 pm in the Plainfield Christian Church (800 Dan Jones Road, Plainfield, IN 46168) where friends may visit from 11:00 am until time of service.  Burial will be private in Union Cemetery in Martinsville, IN.  Survivors include his daughter, Marla (Thomas) Lott, brothers Don (Joyce), Robert (Alexa), and Mark (Darlene) Schofield.  Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home. 

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