Tom “Charles” Scott, age 85, a resident of Portland passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, in Muncie.
Tom was born May 13, 1934 in Portland. Tom married his sweetheart Mary Coons and celebrated 64 years of marriage. He retired from Sheller Globe in Montpellier after 50 years. He enjoyed retirement, fishing, working on bicycles, and tinkering with lawn mowers, camping at Paradise Pointe, riding around on his golf cart, collecting cans, and telling stories. He was always available to lend a hand and help to any who asked. Tom also, was a lifelong member of the Portland Eagles.
6 daughters Cindy Brown (Rick) - Portland
Pam Reading (Archie) - Portland
Sharon Ausland (Kenny) - Portland
Patty Carter - Redkey
Kim Galloway (Carey) - Geneva
Stacy Jordan (Chad) - Union City, Ohio
1 son: Jeff Scott (Mickey) - Portland
2 sisters: Bernie Franks - Portland
Alberta Boller - Dunkirk
13 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, and nephews
He was preceded in death by his wife, son Jerry, 5 brothers and 3 sisters
Visitation will be held Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral home in Portland.
Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Arnold officiating the service. Burial will follow in Wells Cemetery west of Bryant.
Memorials may be directed to Jay County Heart Fund.
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