Jack A. Scott, 89, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2020. He was born on July 2, 1930 to the late Raymond S. and Maxine (Schuler) Scott.
Jack was a 1948 graduate of Wabash High School. He attended Purdue University and then joined the United States Army. Jack served in the Korean War and earned two Bronze Service Stars. Jack married Wilma Maxine Silvers on December 31, 1953; she passed away on January 5, 1999. He retired from United Tool, Inc. in Wabash. Jack and his father were the original owners of Scotty's Tavern, which they ran for twenty-one years.
Jack was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wabash. He also held lifetime memberships at the American Legion Post 15, Masonic Hanna Lodge #61, Elks Lodge #471 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 286, all of Wabash.
Jack was survived by brother-in-law, Tom Webb, of New Haven and three nieces, Linda Struble, of Fort Wayne, Susan Savage, of Elensburg, Washington and Mimi Cook, of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by one sister, Ina Lysbeth Webb.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 286 or Donor's Choice.
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