Leo F. Scott age 92, of Cridersville died 7:57 a.m., Thursday Aug. 4 at Otterbein-Cridersville. He was born Feb. 29, 1924 in Kenton to the late Millard R. and Marie L. Anderson Scott. He married Mildred Mae McClain June 8, 1947 and she preceded him in death Aug. 31, 1991.
Leo had served in the Army Air Corp during WW II. He had been a carpenter at the Lima Refinery and also an insurance agent with Nationwide Insurance. He was a long time member of First Evangelical and Reformed Church in Lima and had been very active at Otterbein, serving as President of the residents council and serving for several years on the board of trustees. Leo enjoyed fishing, playing cards, Bible study and visiting shut ins.
Surviving are his children: Terry (Laura) Scott of Mt. Vernon, OH, Tim (Jean) Scott of Hilliard, OH, Joyce Shadley of Ada and Betty Scott of Dublin, OH, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 3 sisters: Marilyn Hall, Nina Day and Helen Lawrence.
The family will receive friends 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. David Balicki officiating and burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites provided by V. F. W. Post 1275.
Memorial contributions may be given to Otterbein-Cridersville, First Evangelical and Reformed Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm