L. Virgil Schenck, Jr

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L. Virgil Schenck, Jr., 92, of Cocoa, FL, went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife, on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his summer home in Bryson City. 

A native of Greensboro, NC he was a son of the Luther Virgil Schenck, Sr. and Martha Dreher Schenck. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Thompson Schenck who passed away on June 23, 2016; son, Charles Daniel Dreher Schenck; sister, Martha Chamblee; and brothers: Jeremiah Dreher Schenck, and Jay Ernest Schenck. 

Mr. Schenck was a veteran of the US Navy where he served in the South Pacific during WWII; he later graduated from UNC Chapel Hill where he received his degree in Business Administration. 

Surviving are his sons: John L.T. Schenck, Jay G.M. Schenck, L. Virgil Schenck, IV, and Scott Todd Schenck; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine’s annual “Parish in the Park” event at the pavilion at Deep Creek. 

A memorial service was also held on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Melbourne, FL.

To sign Mr. Schenck’s guest book online, please go to “Memorials” at www.andersrice.com.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315