DENTON, Texas – Frank Richard Scofield died Sunday, March 7, 2010.
He was born Aug. 10, 1948, in Cincinnati.
He taught geometry and was the head basketball coach at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas, for 40 years, including Denton Ryan, and schools in Sulphur Springs, Texas, Moore, Okla., and Liberal. He led Denton Ryan to its only basketball state championship in 2001.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, in Denton.
He was a bike rider and a member of the Tortoise Racing Bike Club.
Survivors include his mother, Ruth Scofield; his wife, Linda Kay Beaty Scofield, two sons, William Richard Scofield and Christian Beaty Scofield, Denton, three daughters, Christie Estadt, Scranton, Pa., and Tresha Guerrero, Moore, Okla., and Lauren Shae Scofield, two sisters, Carol Dearing, Liberal, Pat Ewing, Little Rock, Ark.; and four grandchildren, Garth Scott Estadt, Brooke Estadt and Connor and Dylan Guerrero.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Denton with the Rev. Matt Gaston and the Rev. Chris Searcy presiding. There will be a reception following the service at First United Methodist.
Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery in Denton.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at DeBerry Funeral Home in Denton. DeBerry Funeral Home in Denton is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the “Coach Scofield Memoriam” at Liberty Christian School, 1301 S. Highway 377, Argyle, TX, 76226.