OBITUARY - HAROLD SCOTT
Harold SCOTT, son of John and Fern (SANDERS) SCOTT was born in Worth County, Missouri on April 20, 1927 and died July
10, 2008 at the Health Care Center in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
He attended several country schools in Ringgold County and graduated from Mount Ayr High School with the class of
In September 1946 he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served in the 101st Cavalry Unit in Japan until February 1948
when he was honorably discharged.
In the fall of 1950 Harold attended the Railroad School in Kansas City, MO to be a Depot Agent. He was hired by the
C.B.&Q. Railroad [which later became the Burlington Northern]. Harold started work in Nebraska in the fall of 1951.
On May 20, 1952 Harold and Virginia WEDDLE were married in Grant City, MO. To this union 3 children were born; Julia
Fern, John Andrew and Terry Lee.
After living in Nebraska for 39 years they moved back to Mount Ayr in 1990.
Survivors are his wife of 56 years, Virginia of Mount Ayr; daughter Julia SCOTT of Omaha, NE; sons John (Jane) SCOTT
of Sheridan, WY and Terry (Kathy) SCOTT of Lincoln, NE; grandchildren are Justin, Nicholas, and Mike SCOTT and Kati
MILLER all of Lincoln, NE, and Morgan and Derek SCOTT of Sheridan, WY; great grandchildren are Sammy and Luna SCOTT
of Lincoln, NE; a brother Max SCOTT of Alma, Arkansas; sister-in-law Edna SCOTT of Grand River, IA; and
brothers-in-law Bob POUSH of Mount Ayr and Curtis (Linda) WEDDLE of Maryville, MO; along with nieces nephews and a
host of friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents John and Fern; brothers Elmer and Paul (and wife Betty) SCOTT; and sisters
Elizabeth (and husband Dolf) NEWTON, Marie POUSH, and Carolyn (and husband Charles) ZOLLMAN.
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