Bennie Lee Scott
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Bennie Lee Scott, 82, of Evansville, Ind., passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Bennie was born in Blytheville, Ark., on June 10, 1931, to the late Gilbert and Gladys Lee (Scott) Scott. Bennie owned and operated Scott's Seamless Guttering, retiring in 1998. He previously worked for Sears, Wolflin Lumber Company and was a Warrick County school bus driver for 12 years. Bennie was a Korean War Army Veteran, a member of VFW Post #1114 and a member of The Happy Hookers Bass Club. He enjoyed going to Florida in the winter, riding horses, camping, woodworking and grilling.
Bennie is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy (Schmitt) Scott, of Evansville, Ind.; daughters, Connie (Bob) Heilman, of Evansville, Ind., and Mary (Pat) Freels, of Elberfeld, Ind.; sons, Benny (Karen) Scott, of Evansville, Ind., and Greg (Lisa) Scott, of Mount Vernon, Ind.; brother, Jerry (Donna) Scott, of Evansville, Ind.; grandchildren, Ryan (Jennifer) Scott, Annie (Mike) Wilkinson, Megan (Jared) Davis, Casey Freels, Christopher (Allison) Heilman, Brody (Jessica) Scott and Breanne Scott; great-grandchildren, Tyler Wilkinson and Presley Rose Heilman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Bobby Gene Scott.
A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Avenue, Evansville, IN 47711 with Father Jason B. Gries officiating. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 2 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Browning Funeral Home and from noon until service time on Friday at Browning.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Indiana Chapter, 941 E. 86th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Titzer and his staff for all of their care and compassion.
Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.
Browning Funeral Home
738 E. Diamond Ave. Evansville, IN 47711
Published in Courier Press on June 19, 2013