Coy Scott, Jr. passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 27, 2020, in Stockton, Mo. He was born September 30, 1923, to Coy A. Scott and Addie Keeney Scott.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, and sister, Vera Wade.
Coy is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dana Williams Scott, and daughter Trudy Booker.
Coy is the grandfather of Karla (Matt) Adams, Chad (Maureen) Rust, Ann Todd, Christi (Mitch) Cessna, Traci (Thomas) Bishop and Leslie Booker; and great-grandfather of Drew and Ashton Porter, Ian, Marin and Colleen Rust, Jeran and Jacob Todd, Haley, Caleb and Tyler Cessna and Matthew Bishop.
Coy graduated from Licking High School in 1941. He then joined the Army and attained the rank of Technical Sergeant with the 28th Infantry Division. During his time in the military, he fought in the European Theatre during World War II, which included landing on Normandy Beach on D-Day, as well as fighting in the Battle of Hurtgen Forest and the Battle of the Bulge.
After returning home, Coy picked up carpentry as his trade and craft. Later he and Dana founded and operated Scott Material until their retirement.
He was an active member of the church and gave his heart to the Lord at an early age. He took an active part in the community and sat on various boards to help improve the lives of those around him. Coy enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
He found fulfillment in spending time with his family and recounting his life experiences. He will be greatly missed, but his stories will live on.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at 1 p.m. in Boone Creek Cemetery, under the direction of Bland-Brumback Funeral Home, Stockton, Mo.