Pharos-Tribune

Obituaries

December 22, 2013

Richard 'Dick' Scott

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.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Paul E. Watts Paul E. Watts, 77, Logansport, passed away at 8:51 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in his home. Private graveside services will be held at a later date. Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial con

    April 25, 2014

  • OBT-PT042514 Nelson Geneva.jpg Mildred Geneva Nelson Mildred Geneva Nelson, 96, formerly of Walton, went home to be with the Lord at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Miller's Merry Manor in Logansport. She was born Jan. 21, 1918, in Cass County to Perry and Nora (Campbell) Knight. She was raise

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jeffrey Andrew 'Jeff' Garten PERU -- Jeffrey Andrew "Jeff" Garten, 37, Peru, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at his home in Peru. Private services will be at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville, with Pastor James Ketchen officiating. Following cremation,

    April 25, 2014

  • OBT-PT042514 Roller.jpg Thomas Michael 'Mike' Roller Thomas Michael "Mike" Roller, 61, Logansport, died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Logansport Memorial Hospital. Born May 21, 1952, in Logansport, he was the son of Thomas Lee and Nila Jean (Centers) Roller. On Jan. 1, 1971, in Logansport, he

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT-PT041814 Byers.jpg Janet Sue (Jones) Byers Janet Sue (Jones) Byers MESA, Ariz. — Janet Sue (Jones) Byers, 78, Mesa, Ariz., went home to be with the Lord at 11:30 a.m. April 7, 2014. She and her husband Jay Dee Byers spent 55 plus years together. They both graduated from Logansport High School

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dean E. Jones ROCHESTER -- Dean E. Jones, 85, Rochester, formerly of Kewanna, passed away at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna

    April 24, 2014

  • Jose L. Jimenez Jose L. Jimenez, 61, Logansport passed away at 5:57 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Logansport Memorial Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Catholic Church, with Father Michael McKinney officiating. Arrange

    April 24, 2014

  • Helen Hughes MULBERRY -- Helen Hughes, 93, formerly of Delphi, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Mulberry Health & Retirement Community, Mulberry. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service on Thursday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi. Pastor Da

    April 23, 2014

  • Thomas Eugene Brooks BRINGHURST -- Thomas Eugene Brooks, 78, Bringhurst, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Baker-Abbott Funeral Home, Flora, with the Rev. Larry DeVos off

    April 23, 2014

  • Patsy (Massengill) Phillips DELPHI -- Patsy (Massengill) Phillips, 57, Delphi, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014, at her home. Services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of services Friday at the funeral home.

    April 23, 2014

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should mushroom hunters be allowed to forage off-trail in Indiana state parks?

Yes
No
Undecided
     View Results
Featured Ads
AP Video
US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents Obama Reassures Japan on China Raw: Car Crashes Into San Antonio Pool Time Magazine Announces Top Influencers List Raw: Angry Relatives Confront SKorea Officials Bigger Riders Means Bigger Horses Out West Yankees Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar Deadly Fungus Killing Bats, Spreading in US
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.