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Rick Dean Schoeling, M.D.

March 1, 1959 ~ June 9, 2022 (age 63)
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Rick Dean Schoeling, M.D., 63, of Pittsburg, passed away early Thursday morning, June 9, 2022, at his home.

He was born March 1, 1959 at Enid, Oklahoma, the son of Edgar Gene and Mary Ann (Brune) Schoeling. He attended Iola High School and graduated in 1977. He graduated from Pittsburg State University in 1982, before attending medical school at the University of Kansas, where he graduated in 1986. He completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa in 1989.

After graduation, Dr. Schoeling went to work at the Ark City Clinic in Arkansas City, Kansas. He was part of the “Great Five Physicians” at the clinic. Dr. David Ross helped him discover his love for family practice. On August 17, 1993, he was united in marriage to Jodi Keefe and they made their home in Ark City.

In March of 2003, he moved to Pittsburg and opened his private medical practice. He adored his patients for over 19 years and wanted them to feel like they were not only patients, but friends he genuinely cared for.

He attended Countryside Christian Church; was a member of Kansas Medical Society; Crawford County Medical Society; previously served on the Board at Via Christi Hospital; PSU Alumni member; Phi Kappa Phi fraternity; proud member of the Republican Party and the NRA. But the one thing that was the most important to him, that he truly adored, was his daughter, Hayley!

In addition to his wife, Jodi, he is survived by his daughter, Hayley Schoeling of the home; brother, Lanny (Jill) Schoeling; his niece, Carissa (Mike) Reyes and daughter, Emma; niece, Maggie (Kurt) Stansbury and their children, Blaine and Peyton; sister-in-law, Sheri (Elwin) Plank; nephew, Jared (Hannah) Plank and their children, Leah and Amos; and niece, Lindsey (Alex) Bublitz and their daughter, Kennedy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two infant brothers.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 17 at Brenner Mortuary. A service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18 at Countryside Christian Church with Dan Muter officiating. The burial will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at Hope Cemetery in Arkansas City, Kansas. Friends are invited to meet at the cemetery. An educational memorial fund has been established for his daughter, Hayley Schoeling. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS  66762. Friends may leave condolences online at Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary.

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June 17, 2022

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Brenner Mortuary
114 E. 4th St
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Funeral Service
June 18, 2022

10:00 AM
Countryside Christian Church
1901 E 4th St
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Graveside Service
June 18, 2022

4:00 PM
Hope Cemetery
Jct. of 312th Rd. & 31st Rd.
Arkansas City, KS 67005

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