David C. Schoenberger of Searcy, Ark., died peacefully at his home on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the age 90. He was born December 11, 1928 to Mabel Williams Schoenberger of St. Louis, Mo., and Richmond Kline Schoenberger, of Germany. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., David moved to Searcy where he was a Supervisor for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 45 years. He was a member of the College Church of Christ. David was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Capps Schoenberger; son, Michael Schoenberger; and granddaughter, Chelsea Michaels Lancaster. David is survived by his daughter, Kim Lancaster of Searcy and grandson, Brittnam Lancaster of Batesville. David was a life-long member of Searcy Lions Club. He was an Alderman for the City of Searcy for seven years before moving to his farm. David was a 32nd degree Mason of the Masonic Lodge and a veteran of the 153rd Infantry Division of American Fourth Army. David was regarded as a very kind, loving family man, who, along with his wife, took care of their handicapped son at home, being blessed never having to place him in a nursing home. Private arrangements have been made through Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to "The Humane Society of Searcy".
Published July 21, 2019