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John Schools

John J. "Stumpy" Schools

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Obituary

John J. “Stumpy” Schools, 80, of Tappahannock passed away on Tuesday November 19, 2019. He was an employee of Emmerson and Kathy Hughes, Holiday Barn Pet Resorts and a devoted part time assistant at Marks-Bristow Funeral Home for 25 years. He was a life member of the Tappahannock Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Upper Essex Baptist Church. Stumpy was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Lorraine Rice Schools.

Stumpy is survived by his two daughters, Betty Rice Chatham (Larry) of Tappahannock and Stephanie Robinson (Jerry) of Dunnsville; sister, Elsie Baldwin of Tappahannock; brother-in-law Stanley Rice of Aldie; four grandchildren, Ed Brown, IV (Tammy), Tanya Douglas (Jeremy), Jonathan Brown (Christa) and Jessica Robinson; six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 in the Faulkner Funeral Homes, Marks-Bristow Chapel, Tappahannock with the Reverend S. Roy Foster and Reverend John C. Yeatts officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Friday until service time at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Upper Essex Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ed Brown, IV, Jonathan Brown, Hunter Brown, Jerry Robinson, Larry Chatham, Jeremy Douglas, Ethan Douglas and Evan Douglas. Memorial contributions may be made to Upper Essex Baptist Church Cemetery, P O Box 225, Caret, VA 22436.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Faulkner Funeral Homes, Marks-Bristow Chapel
    Address
    206 N. Church Ln.
    TAPPAHANNOCK, VA 22560
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  • Service

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Faulkner Funeral Homes, Marks-Bristow Chapel
    Address
    206 N. Church Ln.
    TAPPAHANNOCK, VA 22560
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  • Interment

    Location
    Upper Essex Baptist Church
    Address
    3006 Essex Church Rd.
    CARET, VA 22346
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Donations are being accepted for: UPPER ESSEX BAPTIST CHURCH.

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Posted at 06:26am
Rest in peace Uncle Stumpy. You are with Aunt Lorraine for eternity. You were loved and will be missed by all. Charles David.
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