Hoop Schaible

and the Upper Black Eddy Gang

Hoop Schaible Obituary

Robert J. "Hoop" Schaible, 74, of Upper Black Eddy, PA, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2005 at Doylestown Manor in Doylestown, PA.

Born: On June 17, 1931 in Upper Black Eddy, PA, he was a son of the late Percy and Ruth Frankenfield Schaible.

Personal: A lifelong resident of Upper Black Eddy, Hoop worked as a self-employed stone mason for many years. He was a well know stock car driver, his number was "95". He raced regularly in Flemington and Nazareth, as well as other race tracks. He enjoyed antique tractors and steam engines. He served in the Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Survivors: Robert is survived by a sister, Arlene S. Hoff; and three brothers, Luther, Willard, and Paul Schaible, all of Upper Black Eddy.

Services: There will be no services. Burial will be in Upper Tinicum Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Upper Black Eddy Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 171, Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972.