Robert G. Scott age 86, 4528 North 550 East Portland died Monday evening at his residence. He was born in Bryant July 8, 1927 the son of Forrest and Clara (Fritzinger) Scott. He was married August 21, 1950 to Roseamond Jean Axe and she passed away April 24, 1998. He married Mary Ellen DuBois in 2001 and she passed away in 2011. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1952-1954.
He was a farmer and member of American Legion Post #211, V.F.W., Limberlost Square Dancers, Jay County Historical Society, Bryant Senior Citizens and Bryant High School graduate.
Surviving are one son, two daughters Mrs. Bevan (Ronda) Bailey of Portland and Mrs. Kyle (Renae) Epler of Portland, one step-son Mitch DuBois of Royerton, two step-daughters Mrs. Ernie (Norma) Whitacre of Bryant and Mrs. Bill (Pam) Cochran of Hartford City, One brother and one sister, Six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Darrell Borders presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #211. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 – 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Jay County Band Boosters or Family Hospice of Northeast Indiana.