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Richard Erwin 'Dick' Scobie

October 10, 1927 — July 15, 2012

Richard Erwin 'Dick' Scobie

Richard Erwin "Dick" Scobie, age 84 of Toledo passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 15, 2012 at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek. He was born on October 10, 1927, in Toledo, Ohio, to Edmund and Mildred (Smith) Scobie. He graduated from Waite High School in 1945. Survivors include his wife of 62 years Joanne (Good) Scobie, daughter Beth (Tom) White, son John (Kathy) Scobie; grandchildren Erin (Salomon) Itza, Kendra (Stanley) Ernst, Kurt (Elizabeth) Scobie, Kyle (Dana)Scobie, Katie (James)Wonderly, Michael (Amber)Scobie, Amber Scobie, Megan (Greg)Sanders and Todd (Elspeth)White; great grandchildren Samuel Itza, Alistair Ernst, Richard Stansberry, Angelica Scobie, Jaydon Scobie and Nathanael Itza. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Robert Scobie and son Mark Scobie and daughter Patti Scobie and great granddaughter Bella Scobie. Dick joined the US Navy in 1946. In 1948 he became a member of the US Naval Reserve and was honorably discharged in 1953. Dick joined the Toledo Police in 1954, retiring in 1980, having served 27 years as a patrolman. He was a member of the Retired Police Officers Association. Dick was an active Mason including: Past Master Triad/Barton Smith Lodge (F&AM); Calumet Council #133: Ft.Miami-Calumet chapter #191; Turkeyfoot AMD Past Master; Past Pussiant Sovereign Master St. Thomas Red Cross of Constantine; Valley of Toledo 33rd Degree Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite. He was an active member of Ashland Church in Oregon, Ohio The family will receive friends at the Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home, 3453 Heatherdowns Blvd., on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 2:00-8:00 PM with Barton Smith Masonic Lodge services at 7:30 P.M. Funeral services will be held at Ashland Church, 2350 Starr Ave., Oregon, Ohio, on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. with Pastor Ed Sladek officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Ashland Church Building Fund. Please view and sign Mr. Scobie's condolence page at

Visitation Details

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home

Thursday, July 19th, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am, Ashland Church

Service Information

Thursday, July 19th, 2012 10:30am, Ashland Church

Interment Details

Restlawn Memorial Park

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