Robert F. Schooley

MILFORD – Robert F. Schooley, 64, resident of Milford, NH passed away on January 16th after a long illness.

He was born on November 18, 1956 in Concord, Mass, a son of William P. Schooley and Nancy (Fitch) Schooley. He was raised and educated in Milford. Bob made his home in Milford and previously resided in Mont Vernon.

Bob was a self-employed carpenter who enjoyed woodworking and restoring old furniture. He was a collector of antiques and loved a good flea market deal – particularly clocks, lamps, planes and tools. He enjoyed rebuilding his 1972 Chevelle and won many awards at car shows throughout the years. He also loved vacationing in Wells, Maine.

Bob is survived by his longtime companion Lesley Edwards and beloved dog Ozzy. Family members include his mother Nancy (Fitch) Schooley of Milford, NH; a brother Penn Schooley and sister-in-law Gloria Schooley of Milford; a son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Jessica Schooley of Milford along with grandchildren Nikolas and Noah Schooley; a daughter Mollie Schooley and grandchildren Alivia, Mykah and Brooklyn of Milford; nephew Matthew Schooley and his wife Marie Schooley, their children Madison and McKayla; Niece Laura Schooley and many friends. Bob is predeceased by his father Bill Schooley and son Aaron Schooley.

Private family services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054. Donations can also be made to CAST c/o Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, P.O. Box 916, Milford, NH 03055. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.