Eugene and Barbara Scattergood
Eugene L. Scattergood, 84 of Dawson, died at 4:41 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his home. He was born June 10, 1931 in Springfield, to George G. and Rose L. Pusch Scattergood. He married Barbara Collick on January 21, 1952.
Barbara was born November 6, 1933 in Somerville, MA, to John W. and Florence Englehardt Collick. She died at 11:20 am, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at her home.
They are survived by two daughters, Vivian (Bill) Jarrett of Kincaid and Debra Rees of Dawson; three sons, Ronald (Pam) Scattergood of Chatham, Don (Melanie) Scattergood of Manteno and Ken (Robbi) Scattergood of Riverton; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-seven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Scattergood was also survived by one sister, Betty (James) Marta of Rochester.
One granddaughter, Gina Jarrett preceded them in death.
Eugene was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Marvin Scattergood.
Barbara was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Peg and one brother John Collick.
Eugene was a US Marine Corp veteran serving during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post 32.
He worked for Sangamo Electric and Rohman Hass Chemical.
Barbara was a member of St. Aloysius Church and National Association Insurance Women (NAIW).
She worked as an Underwriter for General Causality Insurance Company.
They have resided in Dawson since 1962 and had previously lived in Springfield.
Visitation: 9-11 am, Monday, March 21, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Monday, March 21, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Craig Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail will conduct military honors for Mr. Scattergood.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Korean War Memorial.
IL Korean Memorial
P.O. Box 8554
Springfield, IL 62791