Clarence Wilson Scofield

July 05, 1925 ‒ March 31, 2017

Mansfield, Ohio

Clarence Wilson Scofield passed away Friday morning March 31, 2017 in Brethren Care of Ashland. He was 91.

Born July 5, 1925 in Ashtabula, to Clarence L. and Bertha (Peak) Scofield, he was graduated from Berea High School and graduated from Baldwin Wallace College.

During three years of U.S. Army service during WWII, he was attached with the 386th Infantry of Company F, serving in the Rhineland Campaign of Central Europe. A Rifle Sharpshooter, he was decorated as an expert and combat Infantryman. He was a POW and a Purple Heart recipient as well as a life member of the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans.

As an accountant Clarence understood the language of business. He worked as an accountant 30 years, retiring from Life Technologies.

An avid sports fan, he especially liked watching football.

Survivors include his wife Barbara (Smith) Scofield, whom he married July 30, 1955; their daughters Alison (Steve) Finical of Clinton, Margot (Scott) Cardwell of Mansfield, and Jennifer Scofield of Cleveland; grandchildren Patrick Finical, Stephanie (Ben) Adams, Alyssa Cardwell and Ian Cardwell; great-grandchild Rory Adams along with nieces and nephews.

His sister Bertha Topping preceded him in death.

Family will greet friends Tuesday, April 4, 2017 an hour prior to the 2 p.m. service in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, 350 Marion Avenue, with Pastor Tony Pingitore officiating. Interment with military honors will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.

Contributions in his memory to Disabled American Veterans may be made at the funeral.

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