Created on Saturday, 01 June 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Wilkie Travis Scott, 78, of Bellefontaine, died at 9:55 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Ransom, Ky., on Dec. 11, 1934, a son of the late Woodrow and Virgie Whitt Scott. He was also preceded in death by a half-brother; Kenny M. Scott, and a half-sister; Bunny K. Delawder.
On Jan. 25, 1986, he married Jean W. Stiltner in Logansville and she survives along with a son, Wilkie Douglas Scott, and a daughter; Virgina Rena (Troy) Stamper, both of Milan, Mich.; a stepson; Jonah Lee Wilson of Pulaski, Va.; a brother; Jack (Golda) Scott of DeGraff; two sisters; Peggy Rose of Kingsport, Tenn., and Patsy McClure of Sidney; a half-brother; Teddy R. Scott of Irvine, Ky.; two half-sisters, Judy Carol Good of Baltimore, Md., and Dorothy Steele of Irvine, Ky., five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was a retired job setter at General Motors Corp. in Detroit. He was of the Primitive Baptist faith and enjoyed riding his motocycle, playing guitar and singing.
Elders Paris Blackburn and Carman Gillum officiate a funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Burial is in Fairview Cemetery, Quincy.
Condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/madden.