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Donald Scott

March 9, 2010


Donald Eugene Scott, age 63, of rural Williamstown, MO, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at his home following a battle with cancer.

He was born July 15, 1946 at Williamstown, MO, a son of Benjamin F. and Etta B.Wright Scott.

Donnie graduated from Williamstown High School in 1964, and attended college in Kirksville until entering the service in May of 1966 where he served in the Army in Korea.

On December 21, 1967, he was united in marriage to Jackie Spurgeon in Kahoka,MO.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie, of Williamstown, MO; mother-in-law, Mary Freeman of Canton, MO; one son, D. J. Scott and fiancé, Laura OBrien, of LaGrange, MO; three daughters: Ann VanNostrand and her husband, Tom, Tammie Dieterich and her husband, Grayson, and Sheri Scott and her fiancé, Greg Renfroe, all of Palmyra, MO; four grandchildren: Jessica Renee and Alexis Nicole VanNostrand and Karissa Leann and Kole Lane Dieterich all of Palmyra, MO; two brothers, Bennie Scott and his wife, Sharon, of Williamstown, MO and Jim Scott and his wife, Marie, of Canton, MO; one sister, Judy Overhulser and her husband, John, of Wyaconda, MO; sisters-in-law: Sue Logsdon and her husband, Keith of Williamstown, MO and Jovanna Spurgeon of Canton, MO; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Pedro Spurgeon, and brother-in-law, Jimmy Hop Sing Spurgeon.

For the past 35 years Donnie together with his brother, Bennie, owned and operated Scotts Feed Store in Fairmont. Scotts Feed Store was his livelihood and his passion. He loved his work and the people who patronized and visited there. He enjoyed his fellowship in the Fairmont Coonhunters Club and was a true outdoorsman who not only loved to fish and hunt (including mushrooms), but also loved caring for his 3 to 4 gardens and taking care of his cows.

Donnie loved the game of baseball and played many years with the Wayland fast pitch softball team and the co-ed Williamstown slow pitch team. He was a coach for the Williamstown Ball Association when his daughters were on the team and a reluctant ump. He had bowled several years on leagues in Kahoka and Canton. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Funeral services wereheld Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Dewayne Larenson and Rev. Ernest Deatrick officiating. Burial with military honors followed in the Zion Hill Cemetery, rural Williamstown, MO.

Memorials are suggested to the Zion Hill Cemetery c/o Don Brown, 13078 - 200 Ave., Monticello, MO 63457.

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