Rulon Cordell Scott
1928 - 2020
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Rulon Cordell Scott
November 23, 1928 - November 13, 2020
Rulon Cordell Scott, 91, a World War II veteran, avid outdoorsman and proud patriarch of his family, died Nov. 13, 2020, at his home in Roy, Utah, surrounded by loved ones, just 10 days before his 92nd birthday. Rulon was born in Logan, Utah, on Nov. 23, 1928, to Rulon William and Sarah Gunnell Garr Scott. He was raised in Morgan, Utah, and graduated from Morgan High School May 16, 1946. After graduation, Rulon enlisted in the US Army in July of 1946 and joined 188th Parachute Infantry-11th Airborne Division. A World War II veteran, Rulon served in Sendai, Japan, as part of the Occupation Forces. After his service in the Army, Rulon graduated from Weber State College in June 1950, and from Utah State University in June 1962, with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. During his career, he worked for Utah Poultry, Weber State University, Utah Power and Light, Hill Air Force Base, Goodbody, and Merrill Lynch where he retired after 35 years. A lifelong active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Rulon served in various callings and capacities. He was an Eagle Scout who loved the outdoors and spent many joyful hours camping, deer, elk & pheasant hunting, fly fishing, fly tying, and honing his photography skills. His passion for all kinds of fishing led his grandchildren and great grandchildren to affectionately call him their "Fishing Grandpa." Rulon always had a life story or a "Whopping but True Fish Story" to share with all who would listen. Rulon married Patricia Widdison on April 8, 1949, later divorced. He married Valoy Bingham Hill on Oct. 1, 1976, later divorced. His seven children and later his grandchildren and great grandchildren are his proudest legacy. He is survived by his seven wonderful (his specific word for his obituary) children; Kevin Cordell Scott (Susan) of (Layton, Utah), Sherrie Scott Chambers (LeRoy) of (Kaysville, Utah), Lynn Widdison Scott (Tami) of (Rigby, Idaho), Karen Scott Galt (Andy) of (Suwanee, GA.), Kari Scott Romijn of (Kaysville, Utah), Kristopher Thomas Scott of (SLC, Utah) and Ryan Bingham Scott (Lyndsi) of (Kaysville, Utah). He is also survived by 42 Grand Children, 101 Great Grandchildren, and one Great-Great Grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Don Lamoine Scott, sister, Sonja Mae Scott-Gish-Davis, and great-grandson, Tyson J. Groesbeck. A memorial gathering for friends and family will be held at Cache Valley Mortuary at 80 W. 4200 North, Hyde Park, Utah 84318 on November 19, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Graveside services and internment will be at 12:30 p.m., November 19, 2020, at the Millville Utah Cemetery in Cache Valley which has special family significance as it was once part of Rulon's great grandfather Abel Weaver Garr's Elk Horne Ranch. In lieu of flowers, Rulon requested donations to the Perpetual Education Fund at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Funeral Services are under the direction of Cache Valley Mortuary 435-787-8514. Please share a memory of Rulon at

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Published in Logan Herald Journal from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2020.
Memorial Gathering
11:00 - 12:00 PM
Graveside service
12:30 PM
Millville Utah Cemetery
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November 21, 2020
He will be missed in our ward
Dan and Sue Woodhead
November 17, 2020
Our family loved Rulon, he was our home teacher for a very long time. When Roger died he gave the opening prayer at his funeral. I must admit it was with reluctance, but he did it. My granddaughters always gave him a hug at church, when that was allowed. They were upset when l told them he had passed away. We will miss him. At least he is free from all the pain he was in, hopefully there are plenty of lakes full of fish just waiting to be caught in heaven. Our prayers are going out to your family. The Kingsley and Haarala families
Penny Kingsley
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