Thomas R. Scott Jr.

Thomas R. Scott Jr., 84, of Crawfordsville went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East, while surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Sept. 14, 1935, at Bicknell, to Thomas R. Sr. and Mary Thelma (Rose) Scott.

Tom attended Ragsdale grade school and graduated from Bruceville High School in 1953 and proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp from 1953 until his honorable discharge in 1957. On Jan. 11, 1957, he married the love of his life, Muriel Smith at the First Church of Nazarene, Vincennes. Tom worked as a pressman at RR Donnelley’s for 35 years; worked at Fujifilm in Crawfordsville; drove semi for Werner Trucking Company; and drove for Helping Hands Chauffeur Service. He was a hard worker and proud of his family.

He was a member of First Assembly of God and attended First Community Church, Lebanon. Tom enjoyed shooting firearms, hunting, bowling, and woodworking. He loved to travel and traveled to 49 states and many countries all over the world. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Muriel of Crawfordsville; daughter Cheryl Ann (Mike) Summers of Crawfordsville; four grandchildren, Shawn (Elizabeth) Rector of Kokomo, Brandy (Mark) Albright of Greencastle, Keegan (Scott) Fox of New Whiteland and Kelsie Robinson of Bloomington; six great-grandchildren, Britney King, Dominic Curtin, Franklin Fox, Serenity Albright, Cash Reed and Parker Reed; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by daughter Shandol Lea Dulin; sister Jane Thomson; and granddaughter Deziarae Albright.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 at First Assembly Church of Crawfordsville, 2070 Lebanon Road, Crawfordsville. Pastor Craig Carrell will officiate. Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery with military rites by the Legion Post 72 Honor Guard. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in his memory to the Disabled American Veterans. 

Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care.

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