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Brian P. Schofield
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Obituary for Brian P. Schofield

Brian Phillip Schofield, 55 of Chicago, passed away suddenly on June 3, 2018 as a result of an automobile accident. Brian was the second child of six children born to Bernard and Patricia Schofield.

As an early teen he played Pop Warner football for the Worth Panthers. In high school he joined the Honors Swim Team where he excelled as a long-distance swimmer. He also participated in the school’s water polo team. He graduated from Richards High School in Oak Lawn, Illinois in 1980 after which he attended Southern Illinois University. While at SIU, he earned a starting position for the SIU Water Polo Team and was elected treasurer of the College eBusiness Association. A three-year stint in the U.S. Army saw him assigned to Chaparel Missal System Unit in Germany and Texas. He also boxed during his time in the army.

During this time, he fathered two daughters Luisa (32), Alison (30), with his wife Cristina. After graduating in 1999, he became a full-fledged Fireman and EMT with many heroic events being attributed to him.

In 2015 he was promoted to Engineer and eventually took an inspection position with the department. During this time as a fireman, Brian and now wife Peggy, have a daughter Kimberly Susan (14).

In later life, Brian developed a passion for golf and played eighteen to thirty-six holes whenever he could. He was a six-handicap golfer and was even known to occasionally play golf in the snow. He was a strong influence in Kimberly sports selection. He taught her how to swim and golf and she has a passion for golfing and swimming and when he is not working or golfing, you can find him at her swim meets and golf tournaments.

Brian also enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music and had a flare for preparing excellent food for himself and others.

He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren; Efrain, Mia, Allessandra and Timmy.

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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Curley Funeral Home

6116 West 111th Street
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415





11:00 AM
Curley Funeral Home

6116 West 111th Street
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Visitation Sunday morning 10:00 a.m. until time of Service 11:00 a.m.


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