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Schofield H. Lobell

Schofield H. Lobell, 81, a resident of Ascension Parish, passed away on February 20, 2023 at 1:00pm, surrounded by his beloved family. Mr. Lobell was born in French Settlement, LA, on November 30, 1941. He grew up with his parents, Elsie and Schofield Lobell, and siblings, James Lobell, Betty Martrain, Ethel Kimmitt.

Mr. Lobell is preceded in death by, mother and father, Elsie and Schofield Lobell Sr.; step son, Chad Cook; brother, James Lobell; sister, Betty Martrain; and grandson, Dyllon Lobell.

Mr. Lobell is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Sonya Babin Lobell; two children, Schofield Lobell III, (Little Scho) and wife, Robbie Decoteau; daughter, Lisa Bourgeois, married to Steve Bourgeois; two grandchildren; grandson, Chase Bourgeois and husband Josh Clark; granddaughter, Kala Lobell Smith, married to Teal Smith; great grandchildren, Kyla, Addison and Teal Hunter Smith; sister, Ethel Kimmitt.

Mr. Lobell was a devoted husband, father, brother and PawPaw. Mr. Lobell was known for his expertise in the aluminum boat building industry. He was the originator and manufacturer of the Cajun Special aluminum fishing boat, and was the owner and manager of Lobell’s Custom Boats in Prairieville, LA, until his retirement in 2009. Mr. Lobell was an associate chaplain at Hunts Correctional. He considered it his ministry to bring the love of Christ to each inmate he spoke with. Known as Chap Lobell, he touched many lives over the years. He was devoted to the Lord and touched every person that he crossed paths with. Schofield enjoyed spending time with his beloved wife and eating delicious Cajun food. He looked forward to visits from his grandkids and making trips to see them out on the water. He loved family gatherings and sharing funny stories.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a celebration of life, which will be held at Household of Faith on Airline Hwy in Gonzales, LA, on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Visitation will be held from 9-11 am, with service to follow.
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