Gerald E. Scott, 89, of Benton passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013. He was born March 13, 1924, in Dillon, Kan. Mr. Scott was a World War II Navy veteran, a self-employed heavy equipment operator and a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Flossie Scott; four brothers; three sisters and one grandson.
He is survived by his wife, Meda H. Scott of Benton; two sons, Gerald Scott Jr. and Dennis Scott, both of Avilla; three daughters, Connie Brewer and husband Leon of Haskell, Sherry Plain of Avilla and Robin Scott of Vista, California; a sister, Frances Pelton and husband John of Benton; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 8, at Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Mike Schleider officiating. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 7 at Ashby Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .