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Robert Mitchell Scott

February 8, 1927 ~ July 26, 2017 (age 90)

Lakeland—Robert Mitchell Scott, 90, passed away peacefully at his residence early on Wednesday morning, July 26, 2017. Robert was born February 8, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to John Eaglesham [Hansen] Scott and Ruth Laura [Mitchell] Scott. He moved with his family to Lakeland, Florida in 1979 from Midlothian, Illinois. Robert was a WWII Veteran of the United States Army Air Corps.

After the Army, Robert was a truck driver, owned a dry cleaning service for many years, and later worked as a salesman. Robert served his community as a member of the School Board in Midlothian and as a member of Midlothian Methodist Church.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Velma Scott; sons, Michael [Edna Hensley] of Brevard, N. Carolina, Ken [Sandi] of Lakeland, Florida, Bill [Robin] of Petoskey, Michigan, and Johnny [Laura] of Seneca, S. Carolina; daughters, Nancy [John] Bonde of Titusville, Florida and Carol Scott [Rick Castor] of Lakeland, Florida; 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Robert is preceded in death by his parents John Eaglesham [Hansen] Scott and Ruth Laura [Mitchell] Scott, Brother Charles John Scott, and his wife of 59 years and mother of their six children, Shirley Ann [Hutchins] Scott.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at 10 a.m., at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Rusty Trubey officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
August 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Lakeland Funeral Home
2125 Bartow Rd
Lakeland, FL 33801

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