Edwin Scofield shares a grave marker with his wife, Mary, who preceded him in death by four years, in the Southeast section of Mount Union Cemetery. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Published as it appeared on May 7, 1924, in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Page 1, Column 5.

Edwin Banks Scofield, another well known resident of Benton county, passed away Monday evening, May 5, at the home of a daughter one-half mile west of Corvallis. Mr. Scofield passed away while seated in his chair, death following a second and severe attack of cerebral hemorrhage.

Mr. Scofield was born March 9, 1850, in Ohio, and was aged 74 years and 27 days. His wife passed away several years ago, but Mr. Scofield is survived by several sons and daughters, residents of this county.

The funeral service will be conducted from the Bovee chapel at 10 o’clock Thursday morning and the remains will be interred beside the grave of the late Mrs. Scofield in Newton cemetery.

Mr. Scofield and his family had resided in and near Philomath for more than 15 years and the former was a well known resident of that section of Benton county.