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Ronald Scott

May 18, 1915 — January 11, 2011

Ronald H. Scott, 95, of Galva, formerly of rural Cambridge, died Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 15th, at the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church. Rev. Dan Wright will officiate. Burial will be in Red Oak Cemetery, rural Cambridge. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Memorials may be made to the Galva-Bishop Hill Ambulance Service or the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church.

Ronald was born May 8, 1915 in Clover Township, Henry County, Illinois, the son of Samuel R. and Edna Atkinson Scott. He was educated in the Red Oak rural school and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1933. His marriage to Marian Miller took place on February 22, 1940 in Cambridge. Ronald was a lifelong farmer and farmed all but 20 years on the family farm in Clover Township.

He was a 65 year member of the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church, and also a member of the Henry County Farm Bureau. Ronald served on the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Cemetery for many years. He enjoyed farming, raising cattle, and his family.

Those surviving are his wife, Marian, Galva, two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and Larry Rees, Washington, IL, Deanna Morsing, Clinton, IA, a son, Roger Scott, Algonquin, IL, nine grandchildren, Mark (Diane) Rees, Steven (Colette) Rees, Jeffrey (Marianne) Rees, Darren (Terri) Rees, Dawn (Tim) Tibbals, Russ (Tina) Shearer, Christopher Scott, Jonathan Scott, and Anne Scott. Other survivors include eight great grandchildren and a sister, Bernadine Brown, Woodhull. His parents, a sister, Florence Scott, and a granddaughter, Melissa Scott, preceded him in death.

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