Enid News and Eagle
ENID, Okla. —
Jerry David Schoeb passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Enid, Okla. He was born Jan. 30, 1928, to Jesse Byrd and Francis Roy Schoeb in Wichita, Kan.
He lived in Augusta until he was 16-years-old, when the family moved to Cherokee, Okla., to begin Schoeb Livestock.
He attended Cherokee High School for two years and completed high school and two years of college at New Mexico Military Institute. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M in 1949, with a bachelor’s degree in business. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
After completing his education, he moved back to Cherokee, where he joined the family business.
In 1949, he married Peggy Eash and they had four children, Deborah, Amanda, David, and Pamela. In 1966, he married Carolyn Schein and they had two children, Sabrina and Susanna.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Cherokee, where he served on the Gustin Scholarship Committee for a number of years. He also served on the Cherokee School Board. He had a great love of travel, genealogical research and was active in the Republican Party.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Robert; two infant children; and his grandson, Andrew Cox.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carolyn; his daughter, Amanda Redman and husband Henry of Goltry; his daughter, Pamela Schoeb of Denver, Colo.; his daughter, Sabrina Cox and husband Philip of Oklahoma City; his daughter, Susanna Schoeb of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren, Alyssa (Dee) Plummer, Miles (Kristy) Redman, Arienne Wiley and Ian Cox; and four great-grandchildren, Hudson Plummer, Meredith Plummer, Paige Redman and Kalynn Redman.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch or OMRF through Lanman Funeral Home Inc., P.O. Box 126, Helena, OK 73741.
The funeral service for Jerry will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Cherokee United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home Inc. Viewing and visitation with family present is Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
Memories may be shared with the family at www.lanman memorials.com.
(Submitted by family)