Pharos-Tribune

November 18, 2013

James P. Scott


Pharos-Tribune

---- — James P. Scott, 83, Burrows, passed away at 2:40 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in his residence. Born July 28, 1930, in Carroll County, James was the son of the late Thomas B. and Helen (Parks) Scott. He was married Oct. 16, 1949, in Camden, to Joan Wise, who survives.

James was a retired Carroll County farmer. He was a member of Burrows Presbyterian Church, Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge 211, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and Elks Lodge 66.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan (Bill) Trueblood, Camden; two sons, Richard (Patsy) Scott and Steven (Vicky) Scott, both of Camden; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two special friends, Eileen Berkshire and Robert Downham, both of Logansport.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John William Scott; and three sisters, Josephine Porter, Helen Larsen and Mary Copeland.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory, with Pastor Jerry Long officiating. Burial will follow in Woodville Cemetery near Camden. Visitation will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. You may sign the guestbook and send online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com.