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Funeral services for Richard Dick Cecil Scott, 87, of Jeffersonville, IN, will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 2, 2017 at First Christian Church, 3209 Middle Road, Jeffersonville, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 8 PM on Thursday at Scott Funeral Home in Jeffersonville and from 9 to 11 AM on Friday at the church. He passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017.
He was a 1948 graduate of Jeffersonville High School and then attended the University of Kentucky on a basketball scholarship. He played freshman basketball, then after an injury, went on to graduate from Miami of Ohio University. He then served his country with the United States Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict. As a registered architect, he worked for several architectural firms, and owned his own practice for several years. He went to work for American Commercial Barge Lines, and retired from there after 12 years of service. He was well known for designing, and helping design many local schools and buildings including the former Fire Headquarters on Wall Street, Clark Memorial Hospital, the John Kenyon Eye Center, First Christian Church, and the original American Commercial Barge Lines building in 1966, as well as the addition in 1988. He was very proud of working with his many good, loyal friends to help build the Gazebo in Warder Park, and helped many friends and family members with their own building or remodeling projects.
He was a member of the American Institute of Architects, served on the board at the Southern Indiana Rehab Center, was a former member of the Jeffersonville Rotary Club, and served on the Jeffersonville Building Commission.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Martin and Lois Scott; siblings, William Beeson Scott, Lois Ann Kratz and twin brother Robert Martin Scott.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Rose Vissing Scott; four children, Terry Nattermann (Jerry), Rick Scott (Darlene), Marty Scott (Le Anne), and Dee Dee Webb (Rick); seven grandchildren, Joe Nattermann, Jeff Nattermann, Charlie Scott, Jake Scott, Addie Rose Scott, Nathan Webb and Hannah Webb; seven great-grandchildren, Ethan, Brent, Cameron, Grayson, Elizabeth, Zack and Dylan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Kindred Hospice, or St. Augustine's Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Please visit www.scottfuneralhome.com for online condolences.
Published on May 29, 2017
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