Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Robert G. Scott, 86, Portland, Ind., died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on July 8, 1927, in Bryant, Ind., to Forrest and Clara (Fritzinger) Scott. He was married Aug. 21, 1950, to Rosamond Jean Axe, who died April 24, 1998. He married Mary Ellen DuBois in 2001, and she passed away in 2011.
Surviving are one son; two daughters, Bevan (Rhonda) Bailey, Portland, and Kyle (Renae) Epler, Portland; one stepson, Mitch DuBois, Royerton; two stepdaughters, Ernie (Norma) Whitacre, Bryant, and Bill (Pam) Cochran, Hartford City, Ind.; six grandchildren; one brother and one sister.
He was a graduate of Bryant High School, Bryant, and was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1952-1954. He was a farmer and member of American Legion Post 211, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Limberlost Square Dancers, Jay County Historical Society and Bryant Senior Citizens.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Darrell Borders presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 211.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jay County Band Boosters or Family Hospice of Northeast Indiana.
Online condolences may be made at www.bairdfreeman.com.