We just learned of the passing of John Scott on August 2, 2014. He was involved with Indiana Rural Water Association and the utility industry in Indiana for many years. His obituary as it appeared in The Daily Journal follows.
John Edward Scott, 77, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. He was a lifetime resident of Bargersville.
He was born on Nov. 28, 1936, in Indianapolis to Robert and Viola (Surface) Scott. He was married to Sandra Kay “Sandy” Scott on March 23, 1962. She preceded him in passing on Oct. 24, 2013, after 51 years of marriage.
John is survived by three children, Debbie (Roger) Stephens of Franklin, Denise (Brian) Hatch of Greenwood, and Dennis (Christina) Scott of Camby; daughter-in-law, Suzie Scott of Morgantown; grandchildren, Melissa Stephens, Michael Stephens, Brent Scott, Ryan Scott, Tyler Carleton, Jessica Scott and Shane Williamson; and great-grandchildren, Rylan, Valerie, Ruby, Olivia, Sophia, Ellie and one on the way.
He was preceded in passing by his parents, wife, and son, Doug Scott.
John was a 1955 graduate of Center Grove High School.
He was employed by Bargersville Utilities for 46 years, retiring as superintendent in 2004. After retirement, he was an independent contractor for the towns of Brooklyn, Morgantown, and Hope.
John was a past-president of SIOA (Southern Indiana Operators Association) and a former member of the Center Grove School Board. He was an avid sports fan, enjoying in his younger years attending all sports at Center Grove. He truly loved his annual fishing trips to Canada. He enjoyed baseball and going to Cincinnati Reds games. His time spent with his children and grandchildren were very special to him.
A celebration of John’s life will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 North Morton St., (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bluff Creek Cemetary in Bargersville.
Online condolences may be received at www.flinnmaguire.net.