Jim Scofield, 64, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away, December 19, 2012 of liver cancer at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born October 13, 1948 in Kansas City, MO. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Scofield; his daughter, Melissa Purgason; three sisters, four grandchildren, including the light of his life, Brodie McAlister, and one great-grandchild. Jim was a Viet Nam veteran and an active member of both the American Legion Riders and the Patriot Guard Riders. He was also an assistant scout leader with the Boy Scouts. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Duluth Chapel of the Bill Head Funeral Home in Duluth, GA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Legion Riders Legacy fund in Jim’s name at http://www.legion.org/donate/legacy_scholarship.