A memorial service will be held in the First Baptist Church, 220 North Street, on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. for life long Kern County resident, Craig Scholefield, 50.  The Elders of Community Christian Fellowship will officiate. 

CRAIG SCHOLEFIELD


A memorial service will be held in the First Baptist Church, 220 North Street, on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. for life long Kern County resident, Craig Scholefield, 50.  The Elders of Community Christian Fellowship will officiate. 


Craig was born in Bakersfield on May 31, 1960 and passed away on January 22, 2011 in Bakersfield.  He had been a longtime resident of Maricopa before moving to Taft.  Craig had been employed by Berry Petroleum and  was the owner and operator of the local Service Master and for the last several years he owned and operated Supreme Floor and Windows. 


He was an active member of the community and was a member of the Community Christian Fellowship, Taft Kiwanis Club and the Taft Chamber of Commerce.  Craig enjoyed landscaping, creating, building, llama treks and collecting oilfield memorabilia.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanie Scholefield and his father-in-law, Ron Woolverton.  


Craig is survived by his wife, Vicki Scholefield; his father, Bud Scholefield; his sons, Andrew Scholefield and his wife, Beth, Matthew Scholefield, Zak Scholefield and his fiancée, Jenny; his stepdaughters, Melissa Robertson and her husband, John, Elizabeth Usrey and her husband, John and Celia Roth; his sisters, Sheila Young and her husband Mike, Lori Dodge and her husband Bruce and Stacey Fountain; his grandchildren, Shara, Hunter, Andrew, Jason, Noah and Seth; his uncle, Bob Scholefield and his wife, Donna; his nieces and nephews, Kiersten Melendez, Byron Young, Shannon Dodge and Blake Dodge and by numerous great nieces and nephews and cousins. 


Craig was known  and will be remembered for his quick wit, friendly wave and big smile.  He never met a stranger.


There are no visitation hours scheduled  In lieu of flowers the family has suggested that donations to the West Kern Oil Museum may be made in Craig's memory. 


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