Elmer Scott, 85, of Fairview Heights, IL, born July 26, 1922 in Prairie DuRocher, IL, died Thursday May 1, 2008 at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville, IL.
Mr. Scott was a retired self employed General Contractor. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fairview Heights, IL, Carpenter Local #169 in E. St. Louis, IL, former Alderman in Fairview Heights, one of the first volunteer auxiliary deputies in Fairview Heights and former building inspector in Fairview Heights. He also was a WWII US Marine Veteran and an avid gardener and fisherman.
Preceded in death by his Parents- Walter and Mary nee Fogilphol Scott
Sister- Elizabeth Cross
Brothers- Arthur Scott
Survived by his Wife-Mary E. Scott nee Green of Fairview Heights, IL
Son- Robert E. (Ann) Scott of Mascoutah, IL
Daughter- Carolyn M. Gough of Fairview Heights, IL
Brothers- Milton Scott of Southern Illinois
Wilfred "Scotty" (Betty) Scott of Cahokia, IL
Sisters in law - Gertrude Scott of Idaho
Phyllis Scott of Oregon
Grandchildren-Kevin M. (Laurie) Gough
Denise M. Hulliung
Matthew (Amanda) Scott
Great Grandchildren- Gabriel and Josh Hulliung
Special thanks to Four Fountains staff and Dr Trame
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Family Hospice, Holy Trinity Catholic Church Building Fund of Alzheimer's Association.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8pm Sunday, May 4, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL. There will be a prayer service at 5:00pm Sunday, May 4, 2008 at the funeral home.
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 9:40am, Monday, May 5, 2008 for a 9:30 am mass of Christian burial at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fairview Heights, IL with Father James Long and Msgr Jerome Hartlein officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL