Arthur Marion Scott Jr
September 16, 1925 – July 19, 2021
CREVE COEUR ~ Arthur Marion Scott, 95, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 3:37 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021 at Generations at Riverview in East Peoria.
Born September 16, 1925 in Peoria, he was the son of Arthur Marion and Bertha (Leek) Scott, Sr. He married Joanne Ball on May 20, 1950 in Peoria Illinois. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one grandson and four siblings.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda (Bruce) Henricks and Victoria Courtouise, both of Creve Coeur; one son, David (Marlee) Scott of Washington; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Arthur worked at Caterpillar, Inc. for 47 years, retiring in 1982 as a pipefitter.
Arthur was a member of Saint Monica’s Catholic Church in East Peoria and the East Peoria VFW Post #2078.
Arthur was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, he never missed visiting a friend or family member in need. He enjoyed woodworking and painting.
His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2021 at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Father John Steffen will officiate. There will be no visitation.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.
Memorial contributions may be given to Saint Monica’s Catholic Church, 303 Campanile Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611
To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com
Monday, July 26, 2021