Gerald "Scotty"'s Story
Gerald D. "Scotty" Scott, 81, of Washington, went to his heavenly home from Eastgate Manor on Wednesday. He was born Oct. 28, 1935, in Washington, to Clinton J. and Lena M. (Boyd) Scott. He attended Glendale School for three years and graduated from Washington High School in 1954. On Oct. 28, 1985, he married Phyllis Scott, who passed away on Jan. 26, 2012. He was a meat cutter for 20 years at Kroger, 25 years at JayC Foods, and 13 years at IGA. Scotty was a member of Central Christian Church, Masonic Lodge Charity 30, Scottish Rite, Eastern Star, Shriners, Washington Conservation Club, the Moose Lodge, former member of the Bass Club, Beagle Club and Coon Club. Scotty enjoyed watching Little League baseball and was a manager for several years. He enjoyed horses, beagle field trails, hunting and fishing.
Scotty is survived by his children, Artie Scott of Washington, Bob Scott of Texas; stepchildren Don Collison Jr. of Washington, Jim Collison of Washington, Joe Collison of Terre Haute, Vicki Bubalo of Washington, and Terri Scheele of Indianapolis; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and siblings Narvin Scott and Rona Scott. He is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Scott; parents Clinton and Lena (Boyd) Scott; and grandparents Sanford and Carrie (Wick) Scott, and George and Donna (Hacket) Boyd.
The funeral service for Scotty will be Monday at noon at Gill Funeral Home, 308 E. Walnut St., Washington, IN 47501. Reverend Keith Meece will officiate. Friends may call prior to the service from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be a Masonic service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow the service at Sugarland Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to "One-Voice, One-Word" (The Promise). Online condolences may be made at www.gillsince1872.com.
Published on March 10, 2017