Visitation with the family is Friday, July 27th from 5 to 7p.m. at Downing Lahey Mortuary on East Central. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 28th at the First Baptist Church, Augusta. Graveside will be Private.
James Richard (Dick) Scholfield, age 89 passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Visitation with the family is Friday, July 27th from 5 to 7p.m. at Downing Lahey Mortuary on East Central.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 28th at the First Baptist Church, Augusta. Graveside will be Private.
Dick was born in Fort Scott, KS on August 25, 1922. Dick met the love of his life, Virginia Cox and they were married on April 9, 1948.
His many adventures included working at his brother’s hatchery, owning and running a potato chip plant in Winfield and of course a used car lot.
Dick was the founder and former owner of Scholfield Bros. Pontiac and GMC in Wichita and before that in Augusta.
Besides spending time with Virginia, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Dick loved fishing, golf, hunting, watching sports on TV, and lunch with friends.
Honors include an inductee of the Kansas Golf Hall of Fame, former Board Member of the Kansas Auto Dealers Association and of the Kansas Golf Hall of Fame.
Dick leaves behind loving family members, many fishing buddies and a long list of friends, co-workers, employees and customers.
Survivors: wife, Virginia; son, Jim of New York; daughter, Colleen (Dennis) Richardson of Derby; grandchildren, Kendall (Jarod) Goff of Overland Park, KS, Staci (Dan) Earley of Cameron, MO and David (Beth Anne) Dittmer of Derby, KS; six great-grandchildren; brother, Vic (Bea) Scholfield of Wichita; sisters, Elese Green, of Licking MO; and Martha Lou Michel of Atlanta GA.
There is a memorial with First Baptist Church, 1501 State Street in Augusta, KS 67010 or the charity of your choice. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.