William Franklin Ford “Billy” Schooler, 88, of Stafford County passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Mr. Schooler worked at Silvey Chevrolet and retired as the service manager at Pohanka. He was in the automotive business for almost 50 years. He was a Navy veteran and served during World War II and the Korean War. He met the love of his life Dorothy Wallace Schooler in Norfolk.
Survivors include his daughter Gail Robin Farmer of Fredericksburg; grandchildren, Robin Michelle Farmer of Fredericksburg, Ronald Edward Farmer Jr. of Richmond; niece Billie Toombs of Fredericksburg; and three cousins, Lauman and Ben Schooler of Fredericksburg and Florence Rodgers of Fredericksburg.
He was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy W. Schooler; his parents William Franklin and Sarah Virginia Colvin Schooler; and sister Jean S. Stewart.
A service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Sunset Mausoleum Chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2217 Princess Anne St. Suite 106-1F, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401. A special thanks to nurses Susan Crane and Karen McCauley at Mary Washington Home Health. Also, a special thanks to Theresa Mittan and Cynthia DuPont.