Richard “Dick” Scott, 90, Logansport, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in his home.
Born Sept. 4, 1923, near Twelve Mile, he was the son of the late Carl M. and Ethel Kinzie Scott.
He was married to Velma Ulerick Scott April 16, 1947. She preceded him in death Aug. 12, 1950. On Jan. 18, 1953, in the Twelve Mile E.U.B. Church, Dick married Rosanna M. Smith Scott, who survives.
A 1941 graduate of Twelve Mile High School, Dick was a lifelong farmer, residing on the same farm that his family homesteaded in 1836.
In earlier years, Dick was a member of Corinth Brethren Church. He became a member of the Spring Creek Christian Church when he married Rosanna in 1953. Dick was very active in his church, having served as a teacher until he could no longer see to read. He had also served as a trustee, a deacon and elder. He loved the Lord and loved doing His work. He was proud of his legacy at Spring Creek Church. It was founded in 1836 by his great-great-grandfather, Elder John Scott.
Dick was not only active in church, he served on many committees in the community. He received the Master Farmer Conservation award in 1997 and the Dick Cassidy “Thanks for Giving” award from the Cass County Community Foundation in 2008. He served on the Extension Board and was a former president of the 4-H Fair Association Board of Directors. He had also served as a board member of the Cass County Co-op. Dick served on the ASCS Board, the zoning and planning boards, the Cass Community Foundation Board and was a Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor.
Dick was a devoted family man and a loving husband and father. He took much pride and joy in his children and grandchildren. He always wanted to be a good example for them.