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Lelant G. Scott

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Lelant G. SCOTT In loving memory of Lelant G. Scott, who passed away peacefully at home in Des Moines, Washington on August 5, 2010, at the age of 80. Scotty was born on October 19, 1929, in Seattle, the first of two sons born to Albert and Agnes Scott. After graduating from Highline High School in 1948, Scotty was with Pacific Northwest Bell telephone for 45 years. Scotty was an excellent marksman, and hunting trips were a family tradition. Scotty also bowled in leagues with the "Bell Boys" (Ma Bell), for many decades. A military veteran, he served in the Korean War in the Army Signal Corps, and was awarded a Bronze Star for his meritorious service. In 1969, Scotty met Carmen Bonathan and they were married on December 8, 1973, blending their two families. He brought with him his warmth, humor and unsurpassed kindness towards everyone. Both loved to travel, and have many photos of their adventures together. He is survived by: Loving wife, Carmen Scott; son Brian C. (Mary Jo) Scott; daughter Mary (Brent) Hobday; son David (Stacie) Bonathan; daughter Carol (Tracy) Anderson; daughter Nancy Spickler; niece Sheila (Richard) Doane; brother James A. (Lois) Scott; and numerous beloved grandchildren, and extended family. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of Scotty's life at the Des Moines Activity/Senior Center on Sunday, August 29, from 2 to 5 p.m. Located at 2045 So. 216th Street, Des Moines. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation of personal time or support to: The Des Moines Legacy Foundation: www.desmoineslegacy.org The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market: www.dmfm.org
Published in The Seattle Times from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2010
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