Obituary of Strother C. Scott (Scotty)
Strother C. Scott (Scotty), 85, of The Villages, Florida passed away on Friday, April, 9, 2021. He was born in Hannibal, Missouri to the late Claude and Alta Scott and raised in Burlington, Iowa. Scotty graduated from Burlington High School in 1954. He joined The United States Navy and proudly served during the Korean Conflict until his honorable discharge in 1958. He attended The University of Iowa where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He enjoyed sports and was a loyal Hawkeye Fan. Scotty was the owner of a local hardware store in Ankeny, Iowa for 11 years and worked 28 years for the Internal Revenue Service. He retired in 1998 and settled in The Villages, Florida.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy Hartsthorn Scott; children, Lori Scott Marvin, James Strother Scott, and Lynda Scott Crouch; step-children, Susan Hartshorn Massey (John), and Christopher Lee Hartshorn; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; also his beloved dog Duffy.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Summerfield, Florida.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 10:30 am, located at Hiers-Baxley Funeral and Cremation Life Event Center, 3975 Wedgewood Lane, The Villages. A committal service with military honors will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.
Online sentiments can be shared at hiers-baxley.com. Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral and Cremation Life Even Center, The Villages.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Strother Scott (Scotty), please visit Tribute Store