JERSEYVILLE – George Henry Scott, 76, passed away at 8:17 a.m., Thursday, September 17, 2020 at his residence.
He was born on April 10, 1944 in Fieldon and was the son of the late Charles and Daisy (Scoggins) Scott.
He was a United States Army Veteran and was proud of his service to our country.
He was formerly married to Joyce Scott and together their marriage was blessed with three children.
He worked for many years out of Labor Local #950 and enjoyed deer hunting and mushrooming and virtually anything outdoors. Most precious to him, however, was time spent with his grandchildren and his puppies.
He later married the former Shirley Dunsing on August 28, 2000 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and together they had recently celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary.
In addition to his wife, Shirley; he is survived by a son and daughter in –law, Roger and Pauline Scott of Fieldon; two daughters and a son in-law, Angela Scott of Jerseyville and Mindy and Christopher Turner of Ezel, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Katie Scott of Fieldon; Miranda (Brian) Walker of Johnston, Pennsylvania; Nathan (Nicole) Scott of Fieldon and William Turner of Ezel, Kentucky; a great-grandson and his namesake, Colt George Walker; five sisters, Mary Vail of Jerseyville; Josephine Vail of Jerseyville; Eva (Dennis) Kirchner of Sparta; Gail Scott of Florida and Polly (Jerry) Waters of Gillespie; his dear cousin and her husband, Loretta and Bink Feyerabend of Georgia; along with his puppies, Spike and Butch; and his grandpuppies, Heidi and Bear.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother and father in-law, Everett and Mable Dunsing; three brothers and a sister in-law, Charles Amel, Rodger Scott, and David and Diane Scottl; a sister, Nollie Vandygriff; two brother in-laws, Jim and Paul Vail; a favorite aunt, Rosie Denham; and his fur baby, Buck
Per his wishes, cremation rights will be accorded and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be given to the family, in care of Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, 1308 State Highway 109, Jerseyville, IL 62052, who has been entrusted with arrangements.
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