Benjamin “Benjie” Scott, Jr. 61 of Henley, Missouri passed away Monday evening December 5, 2011 at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. On May 24, 1950 he was born in Tuscumbia, Missouri to Benjamin Scott, Sr. and Clara Ellen (Farris) Scott.
Mother, Clara Scott Jenkins of Olean, MO; Sisters, Carolyn (Scott) Bunger of Jefferson City, MO; Nancy Bond (David) of Eugene, MO; Brothers, Gary Scott (Judy) of the State of CA; Jimmie Lee Scott of the State of CA; Patrick Scott (Judy) of Jefferson City, MO; Andy Scott of Millersburg, MO; John Scott (Tammy) of Olean, MO; Sister in law, Tina Scott of Holts Summit, MO; Several Nieces & Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, his stepfather, “Jimmie” Jenkins, one brother, David Scott, and one nephew, David Scott II.
He was a member of the Spring Garden Baptist Church. He was employed in the nuclear industry for over twenty-five years. He graduated from Cole County R-5 School in 968. Benjie attended various universities, receiving notable degrees. He loved spending time with his family.
Visitation will be held on Saturday December 10, 2011 from 12:30 – 2:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, Missouri with the Funeral Service at 2:00 PM with Bro. Ken Martin officiating. Interment will follow at the Spring Garden Cemetery with Full Military Honors provided by the Eldon VFW Post #2442.
Memorials are suggested to the Spring Garden Baptist Church.