Robert “Bob” Scott, 84, of Tovery, Ill. passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.
He was born March 14, 1935 in Tovey. He had many jobs including the coal mine and Caterpillar.
He married Donna Humphrey in 1954 and together they had five children. They were divorced in 1963.
As well traveled as Bob was he managed to find his way back to Tovery in his later years. He had a great sense of humor and loved telling jokes. He enjoyed working in his garden, and he liked antiques, motorcycles and old cars.
Bob was preceeded in death by his parents Ruth and Robert Scott, his great-grandson Leo James King, brothers: Jan Scott and Kenny Scott and sisters Dorothy Daughtry, Catherine Stafford, Norma Chandler and Anna Ruth Daughtry.
Bob is survived by his brother Billy Scott, sister Janeth Smith, sons Robert “Bobby” Scott, David Scott, Steven Scott, William “Billy Joe” Scott, daughter Mary Ann Scott, grandchildren: April (Dee) Owen, Staci (Dakota) King, Robert “Bobby” Scott, Carrie Scott, William (Billy) Scott, Jackie (J.R.) Davis, Josh Davis and several nieces and nephews.
Upon Bob’s request, there will be no services. A celebration of life party will be held at a later date.