Eugene Milton Scott
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Eugene Milton Scott, 93, Lawrence, formerly of McLouth, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at his home. He was born February 22, 1921 at McLouth, the son of Arthur James and Nellie Alda Henrickson Scott. Mr. Scott worked as an Equipment Operator for the Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Cooperative in McLouth for 37 years, retiring in April 1985. He was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, serving from 1942 to 1945, earning the purple heart, a bronze star medal and a silver star. These awards were just recently presented to him. He was a member of the McLouth First Baptist Church, the Williams-Kesinger American Legion Post #393 in McLouth and the V.F.W. Post # 852 in Lawrence. Eugene was married to Bonnie Ruth Artman on January 20, 1946 at Topeka, she survives at home. Survivors include one son, Ron ( Kathy) Scott, McLouth, one sister, Joyce Dearing, Olathe, two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Norma Boyer and Freda Tieman and two half sisters, Lila Lamphear, and Irene Sherry.
Services will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday at the McLouth First Baptist Church. Burial with Honors will be at McLouth Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday at Barnett Family Funeral Home (1220 Walnut/ U.S. 59 Hwy), Oskaloosa. Memorials suggested to Douglas County Hospice and Visiting Nurses
Association in care of the Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066. Online condolences to www.barnettfamilyfh.com
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Barnett Family Funeral Services - Oskaloosa
1220 Walnut Street PO Box 602
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Mar. 27, 2014