Dean O. Scott

dean scott

May 13, 2028 ~ May 8, 2012

Dean O. Scott, age 83, of Greenville passed away at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. Dean was born in Reno, Illinois to Cicero O. and Hattie Bell (Brown) Scott. He married Leotis Leihser on August 19, 1949 and they later divorced. He then married Dorothe Williams Thacker. She died November 12, 1992. Dean is survived by his son Richard "Dick" Scott of Springfield, IL., his step-daughter Joy Bohle of Greenville, IL, his step-son Jon Thacker, of Greenville, IL., his brother William D. (Sandy) Scott of Greenville, his granddaughter Nancy (Zach) Sweet, and his grandson Chris (Amanda) Bohle. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Francis L Scott and Everett H. Scott and also a brother and sister in infancy adn a step-son Jim Thacker. He grew up in Reno and attended Reno School. He joined the U.S. Army on February 15, 1946 and was stationed in Japan. After serving his country he returned home and went to work for the railroad in Brownstown for 13 years. He was a Prairie Farms distributor in Greenville for several years and then worked at Scott's Package Store until he retired. He was a member of Greenville V.F.W. Post #1377.


May 11, 2012 at 11 AM

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Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 5-7 PM

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  1. My sympathy to the family. I have many fond memories of Dean, Leotis & Dick, Dottie, Jim, Joy & Jon, & also sharing lots of good music with his brother Bill. Sincerely!

  2. Dick, My deepest sympathy to you on the loss of your Dad — the picture looks just like I remember him. He was always a lot of fun!

  3. Dick, you have my deepest sympathy. When I saw the picture in the paper my first memory was when he took us to a basketball game in the truck!

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