ELDON LEO SCOTT, JR., known to many as "Scottie", age 69, died on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.
Mr. Scott was born in Kendallville on March 9, 1937 to Eldon Leo and Anna Rebecca (Rice) Scott, Sr.
He married Peggy A. Thompson Scott on 07/02/1960 in Kendallville at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
He served his country in the United States Army after the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post #86 of Kendallville.
He was employed with Quick Tanks in Kendallville for 29 years retiring in 2001.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kendallville where in the past he was involved with the Knights of Columbus.
Scottie was a NASCAR fan, enjoyed walking and loved to collect and sell used golf balls.
His wife, Peggy Scott of Kendallville.
Daughter and son-in-law, Anne and James Williams of Kendallville.
Daughter and son-in-law, Kami and Anthony Conroy of Kendallville.
Son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Debra Scott of Kendallville.
Son, Mark Scott of Kendallville
Son, Dennis Scott of Cromwell.
Son, Craig Scott of Kendallville.
Eleven grandchildren; Abigail Cox, Brandon Scott, Zane Scott, Fawn Scott, Meagan Williams, Heather Scott, Andrew Williams, Tyra Williams, Brendan Conroy, Cody Conroy, and Joshua Conroy.
Four great grandchildren; Aliyah, Jarrett, Madelyn, and Collin.
Three sisters; Margaret Godsell of Kendallville, Ruth Ulrey of Fort Wayne, and Cecilia Schmit of Fort Wayne.
Three brothers; Robert Scott of Tucson, Arizona; Thomas Scott of Fort Wayne; and John Scott of Angola.
Preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Paul Scott; and one sister, Patricia Sweet.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 8, 2006, from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Funeral Services will be Sunday, April 9, 2006 at 1:00PM at Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville.
Officiating the funeral service will be Fr. Jacob Gall.
Burial will be at Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville.
Preferred Memorials may be made to American Cancer Research Fund.
Casketbearers will be his grandchildren.
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