Francis T. “Scotty” Scott, 91, of Springfield, died at 5:40 am, Friday, May 20, 2011 at Capitol Care. He was born June 7, 1919 in Springfield, Illinois to Francis J. and Ruth B. Trow Scott. He married Patricia Howard on August 5, 1949 and she survives. Also surviving are one son, Mark (Diane) Scott of Springfield; two grandchildren, Kara Scott, DPT of Columbia, SC and Breanna Scott of Springfield; two nieces and one cousin, Mae Leach.
His parents and two brothers, Robert and Eugene Scott preceded him in death.
Scotty was a member of First United Methodist Church; Telephone Pioneers; was a life member of Elks Club #158 and a member of American Legion Post #32. He enjoyed traveling.
Visitation: 11 am – 12 pm, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home where the Elks Lodge #158 will conduct a ceremony at 11 am.
Funeral Service: 12 noon, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Bob Swickard officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery where Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct Military Honors.
The family requests memorial donations be made to APL; First United Methodist Church or to a charity of the Donor’s Choice