20170306132255918_0001 (217x300)Funeral services for Richard “Rick” Allen Schoolfield, 67, of Chickasha, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017 in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Kevin Simpson officiating. 

Richard Allen Schoolfield, known as Rick, was born May 22, 1949 in Fort Meade, Maryland, the son of Arnett Homer Schoolfield and Winnie Mural (McKee) Schoolfield. He passed away March 6, 2017 at his home in Chickasha, Oklahoma surrounded by his family. 

Rick grew up mostly in the Alex, Oklahoma area and graduated from Alex High School. He joined the military and served in Vietnam and Desert Storm. 

On August 26, 1977, he married Barbara Sue Sanders and they enjoyed almost 40 years together. 

Rick loved all his grandkids and loved his family with all his heart. 

He was preceded in death by both parents, daughter, Heather Forsythe, and sister, Arnetta Prince. 

Survivors include his wife, Barbara, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Johnna Schoolfield of Ninnekah; son-in-law, Moque “Mook” Forsythe of Marlow; grandchildren, Colton, Tinlee, Jemma, Katey, Garret, and Baylee; brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Cleffie Schoolfield of Duncan, Jim and Melba Schoolfield of Bixby, Ronnie Schoolfield of Duncan, and Wesley Schoolfield of Chickasha; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Interment in Ninnekah Cemetery will be under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.