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Robert J. Scott

April 12, 1930 — February 27, 2023

Owensboro

Robert J. Scott

Robert J. Scott, 92, of Owensboro was born to eternal life Monday, February 27, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Ohio County native was born April 12, 1930, to the late Robert Neal Scott Sr. and Lillian Hardin Scott. Robert was a man who loved his family and enjoyed making burgoo with his cousin for gatherings. He was an army veteran and bronze star recipient who served during the Korean War. Robert had a great sense of humor and a strong work ethic. His vocation was as a boilermaker, and he retired from the current Glenmore Distillery. Robert was an avid gardener and enjoyed fishing, cards (especially poker), and NASCAR. His favorite foods were chocolate cake and strawberries. Robert was baptized at the age of eighty-one and became a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.  

 

In addition to his parents, Robert also was preceded in death by a son, Robert Neal Scott III in 2018; daughter, Pamela Sue Payne in 2022; and all of his 15 siblings.

 

Those left to cherish his memory include his three children, Catherine Scott, Brad Scott, both of Owensboro, and Kim Bunch of Monroe N. Carolina; ten grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; a multitude of nieces and nephews.

 

The funeral will be 10:00 am Saturday, March 4 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial with full military honors will be in Elmwood Cemetery.      

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 and Cornerstone Baptist Church, 331 Legion Blvd W, Owensboro, KY 42303.   

 

Condolences and memories for Robert’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

 

 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Robert J. Scott, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Friday, March 3, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Saturday, March 4, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 4, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Saturday, March 4, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Full Military Honors

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