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Robert E. "Bob" Scott, 91, rural Camden, died at 4:49 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at McKinney Place in Logansport.
He had been a resident there for the past year and a half.
He was born Aug. 28, 1925, in Carroll County, to the late Robert C. and Merle Everett Scott. His marriage was to Betty Jo Barnard in Flora, on Aug. 7, 1944, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1996.
He graduated from the former Carrollton High School in 1943, and served two years in the U.S. Coast Guard. After is discharge from the service, he worked for Jess Zook, at the Camden Elevator for a brief time. He then started farming, raising grain and had livestock east of Camden in Carroll County.
He was a member of the Camden Baptist Church. He belonged to the Camden American Legion, was active in 4-H and was a leader for many years. He enjoyed restoring antique tractors, showing them, driving in the annual Carroll County 4-H parade and participating in the antique tractor drive. He and his wife enjoyed traveling and their many day trips they would take. He dearly loved his family and the gathering they would share. He loved his grandchildren, and enjoyed taking Jamie to her sporting events.
Surviving are daughters Kay and Todd Yoder of Camden, Sue and Mark Nipple of Delphi; son Mike and Kathy Scott of Camden; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Wheeler Family Funeral Home, Baker Chapel, Flora. Pastor Jerry Long will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora; Carroll County Honor Guard will provide military honors.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the funeral service Sunday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Foundation, envelopes available at the funeral home. www.wheelerfamilyfuneralhome.com
Published on July 5, 2017
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