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Robert L. Scott, 75, of 1717 Melview Road, Quincy, died at 12:13 p.m. Sunday (May 25, 2014) in St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

Robert was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Carthage, the son of Fred A. and Georgia Rhodes Scott. He married Sharon W. Leake on Oct. 22, 1966, in Madison Park Christian Church.

Robert was employed for 30 years at Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He loved to fish and spend time in the outdoors. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Robert was a proud grandfather and great-grandfather and loved spending his time with family.

In addition to his wife, survivors include four children, Sherry Carroll of Hannibal, Mo., Michael J. Scott of Quincy, Jim R. Scott of Jefferson City, Mo., and Jonathan Schoenakase of Quincy; six grandchildren, Brian, Stacy, and Adam Leake, Christina and Kimberly Carroll, and Kenna Scott; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Dora Cheney of Quincy; a brother, James Scott of Quincy; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dan W. Leake; and a brother, LeRoy Scott.

SERVICES: 2 p.m. Friday, May 30, in Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wayne Manago officiating. Burial will be in Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

MEMORIALS: Calvary Baptist Church or Calvary Baptist AWANA program.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com.

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 29 to May 31, 2014
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