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Darrell Scott

November 28, 1934 — October 30, 2015

Darrell E. “Scotty” Scott, 80, of Sheffield died at his home on Friday, October 30, 2015, surrounded by family.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7th at First United Church of Christ, Sheffield, with Reverend Jane Courtright officiating. Inurnment will be in Sheffield Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.  Memorials may be made to First United Church of Christ, Sheffield, or a charity of the donor’s choice.  Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, Sheffield, assisted the family with arrangements.

Born the son of Lawrence C. and Mary (Trickle) Scott in Kewanee, Illinois on November 28, 1934, Darrell was a Boy Scout (Toulon), graduated from high school in Perry, Missouri, and served in the Army National Guard (Kewanee) from 1952 until 1962.  He married Kaye Cogger on June 3, 1955 in Sheffield. Darrell always said he was the jack of all trades and the master of few.  Among his many jobs, he farmed in the Sheffield area for twenty-seven years and retired from the Department of Natural Resources (Hennepin Canal).

Darrell attended the First United Church of Christ, Sheffield.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Princeton, and the Bureau Valley SAMS.  He served on the Village of Sheffield board and the Sheffield Historical Society board.  Darrell enjoyed his family, friends, fishing, camping, and riding motorcycles.

Survivors include wife Kaye, son and daughter-in-law, Michael “Lou” and Lana  Scott, Johnson City, Tennessee, grandson, Andrew Scott, Johnson City, and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, JoAnn and Donald Bohm, Walnut.  Other survivors include nieces and nephews, Greg (Deanna) Bledsoe, Susan (Brad) Pestka, Thomas Bledsoe, Daniel Bohm, Lora (Michael) Werkau, and David (Angie) Bohm, many great nieces, and great nephews, Aunts Helen Scott Olsen and Carolyn Ann Scott, and special cousins Alan and Debra Scott.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a son James, sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Kenneth Bledsoe, and brother-in-law, Bill Cogger.

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