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Gene Lloyd Scott

August 18, 1927 December 14, 2018
Gene Lloyd Scott
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Obituary for Gene Lloyd Scott

Gene Lloyd Scott, 91, of Sterling passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 in Sterling. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at the Emmanuel Baptist Church with Pastor Sean Cole officiating. Inurnment will be at Towner Cemetery, Towner, CO at a later date.

Gene was born on August 18, 1927 in Springfield, CO to Ronald O. and Doris Selma (Gover) Scott. He graduated from Towner High School and while in high school, Gene was an outstanding athlete in baseball, basketball, and track. He continued his love for sports playing shortstop on the Towner town team. He was self-employed as a Farmer/Rancher throughout his life and also worked at Woolsey Standard Station in Simla, CO for one year, Pueblo Ordinance Depot for six months, and Hamil Bros in Atwood for one year. He also served in the National Guard for 2 years. On Dec. 23, 1948, in Raton, NM, he married his high school sweetheart Hazel Lorraine Owen. They were together for 70 wonderful years. Throughout these years, Gene and Lorraine enjoyed many vacation trips with siblings, spouses, and children.

Gene was a member of the Towner Lions Club, Iliff Men’s Club, and the Masonic Lodge in Eads, CO. He was also baptized and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church for many years. He also enjoyed playing marbles, ping pong, horseshoes, square dancing, many different card games, and was an avid Horseman. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Gene is survived by his wife Lorraine; brother Dick (Sharon) Scott of Towner; daughters Cheryl (Ervin) Churchwell of Simla, Linda (Lowell) Hutt of Iliff, and Gloria (Evan) Jones of Pueblo; 6 grandchildren: Shawn (Patti) Churchwell, Angela Hutt, TJ (Talea) Churchwell, Chad (Tanya) Churchwell, Jeremy (Lindsey) Harmonson, and Kevin (Annie) Hutt; 12 great-grandchildren: Kyler, Ashlea, Kiera, Quentin, Alexa, Caleb, Bailey, Olivia, Jaidyn, Landon, Ashlyn, and Mason.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ronald and Doris Scott, and brother Kenneth Scott.

Memorials may be made to the Gene Scott Memorial Fund in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.

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Memorial Service




1:00 PM 12/21/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/21/2018 2:00:00 PM
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Sterling

300 Ballpark Road
Sterling, CO 80751

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Sterling
300 Ballpark Road Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Cemetery Details


Towner Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Road 78
Towner, CO 81071

County Road 78 Towner 81071 CO
United States

Memorial Contribution

In Memory Of

Memorials may be made to the Gene Scott Memorial Fund in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.

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