Robert Scott I


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Posted Online: April 04, 2014, 5:53 pm
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Robert Eugene Scott I, 86, of East Moline, formerly of Orion, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Riverwood Rehab, East Moline.
Memorial services with military honors conducted by Moline American Legion Post No. 246 will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Church of the Quad Cities.
Robert was born Jan. 23, 1928, in Rock Island, son of George and Jessie Wilson Scott. He married JoAnn Monroe on Feb. 6, 1948, at Sherrard Lutheran Church, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 11, 2009.
Robert proudly served the United States Navy. He was self-employed and worked as a builder and a contractor. He also worked for a number of years at Export Packaging in Milan.
Survivors include children, Victoria Pearson, East Moline, Robert E. (Lynn) Scott II, Aledo, and Darrin C. Scott, Spring Hill, Fla.; grandchildren, Todd, Jaclyn, Michael and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Alyssa, Corbin, Connor and Gracelyn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, JoAnn.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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