Robert J. Scott, 92, of Owensboro was born to eternal life Monday, February 27, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Ohio County native was born April 12, 1930, to the late Robert Neal Scott Sr. and Lillian Hardin Scott. Robert was a man who loved his family and enjoyed making burgoo with his cousin for gatherings. He was an army veteran and bronze star recipient who served during the Korean War. Robert had a great sense of humor and a strong work ethic. His vocation was as a boilermaker and he retired from the current Glenmore Distillery. Robert was an avid gardener and enjoyed fishing, cards (especially poker), and NASCAR. His favorite foods were chocolate cake and strawberries. Robert was baptized at the age of eighty-one and became a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Robert also was preceded in death by a son, Robert Neal Scott III in 2018; daughter, Pamela Sue Payne in 2022; all of his siblings.
Those left to cherish his memory include his three children, Catherine Scott, Brad Scott, both of Owensboro, and Kim Bunch of Monroe N. Carolina; ten grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; a multitude of nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be 10 Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial with full military honors will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Condolences and memories for Robert’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.