George W. “Cowboy” Scott, Jr., 75, Wilbur, died June 26, 2014, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Mr. Scott was born May 16, 1939, in Broughton, Illinois, to the late George W. Scott and Grace (Farries) Scott. He graduated from Eldorado High School (IL) in 1957. Mr. Scott was a hard-working man and worked for Hunt Paving for 35 years, retiring in 2004. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Helen Gray and Lena Scott. Survivors include his wife, Wynne, to whom he was united in marriage August 31, 1958; children, Kelly Scott (Trudi) of Winter Haven, FL, Kathy Ellis (William) of Wilbur, and Kristy Hinshaw (Bret) of Monrovia; brother, Bob Scott of Illinois; sisters, Martha Pingleton of Illinois, Lela McLavain of Kentucky, Kay Sloan and Sue Jerashen, both of Illinois; grandchildren, B.J. Ellis (Katy), Chad Clark (Anita), Patrick Ellis (Robin), and Nichole Loveless (Joe); six great grandchildren, Marshall, Audrey, Bailey, Sophia, Georgia, and Jay.
Published on  July 10, 2014