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Arthur Walter Scott Jr.

August 26, 1921July 20, 2018
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Arthur Walter Scott, Jr. passed away on July 20, 2018 at the age of 96. He was born in Kansas City, MO on August 26, 1921 to Arthur Walter Scott, Sr. and Dorothy Jane [Wing] Scott. He was the oldest of five siblings. The family moved to Oklahoma City in 1930. His family were Christians, and he turned his life over to Christ at about 10 years of age.

He attended Taft Junior High and graduated from Northwest Classen High School in 1939. After the start of World War II he entered the US Navy and served on the USS Quincy, CA-71 as a Corpsman 1st class for three years.

After the war he returned to Oklahoma City and met Betty Dean Fisher, whom he married On May 25th, 1946. They made their home in Oklahoma City, and Art attended and graduated from Oklahoma City University in 1948 where he earned a B.S. degree in chemistry. He worked for oil & gas companies including SOHIO and Eason Oil, and was a consultant for the bankruptcy court after his retirement in 1984. Art and Betty adopted two sons, Gregory in 1954 and Richard in 1957. He was active in his churches, Linwood and later, Grace Methodist Church. He was a teacher in his church, and a leader in the Boy Scouts with his sons. Later in life he travelled with Betty, visited his sons, and volunteered at Mercy Hospital.

Art lived his life in service to his family, friends, and country. When Rick was hurt in 1994, he and Betty stayed with Rick to help in his rehabilitation and recovery. Betty passed away on May 24, 2013. They were married for 67 years. After Betty’s death, he lived with Rick in Broken Arrow, where he resided until his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Don, Kenneth, and Jerry. He is survived by his sons, Greg and wife Becky, and Rick; his sister, Eleanor Witner;Arthur Walter Scott, Jr. passed away on July 20, 2018 at the age of 96. He was born in Kansas City, MO on August 26, 1921 to Arthur Walter Scott, Sr. and Dorothy Jane [Wing] Scott. He was the oldest of five siblings. The family moved to Oklahoma City in 1930. His family were Christians, and he turned his life over to Christ at about 10 years of age.

He attended Taft Junior High and graduated from Northwest Classen High School in 1939. After the start of World War II he entered the US Navy and served on the USS Quincy, CA-71 as a Corpsman 1st class for three years.

After the war he returned to Oklahoma City and met Betty Dean Fisher, whom he married On May 25th, 1946. They made their home in Oklahoma City, and Art attended and graduated from Oklahoma City University in 1948 where he earned a B.S. degree in chemistry. He worked for oil & gas companies including SOHIO and Eason Oil, and was a consultant for the bankruptcy court after his retirement in 1984.

Art and Betty adopted two sons, Gregory in 1954 and Richard in 1957. He was active in his churches, Linwood and later, Grace Methodist Church. He was a teacher in his church, and a leader in the Boy Scouts with his sons. Later in life he travelled with Betty, visited his sons, and volunteered at Mercy Hospital.

Art lived his life in service to his family, friends, and country. When Rick was hurt in 1994, he and Betty stayed with Rick to help in his rehabilitation and recovery. Betty passed away on May 24, 2013. They were married for 67 years. After Betty’s death, he lived with Rick in Broken Arrow, where he resided until his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Don, Kenneth, and Jerry. He is survived by his sons, Greg and wife Becky, and Rick; his sister, Eleanor Witner; daughter-in-law, Sandi Scott; grandson, Austin Scott; and a host of nieces and nephews. and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Monday 4 pm to 8pm and Tuesday 8 am to 8 pm. Services will be Wednesday, July 25, at 1pm, at Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Home at 6600 Broadway Extension.

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Don, Kenneth, and Jerry. He is survived by his sons, Greg and wife Becky, and Rick; his sister, Eleanor Witner; daughter-in-law, Sandi Scott; grandson, Austin Scott; and a host of nieces and nephews.and a host of nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Carl McCrum, Active Pallbearer
  • Mike McCrum, Active Pallbearer
  • Sean DePew, Active Pallbearer
  • Steve Buchanan, Active Pallbearer
  • Gene Tice, Active Pallbearer
  • Richard Scott, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dan Dandridge , Active Pallbearer
  • Richard Scott , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Scott DePew , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mark DePew, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 23, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, July 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Biography

Arthur Walter Scott, Jr. passed away on July 20, 2018 at the age of 96. He was born in Kansas City, MO on August 26, 1921 to Arthur Walter Scott, Sr. and Dorothy Jane [Wing] Scott. He was the oldest of five siblings. The family moved to Oklahoma City in 1930. His family were Christians, and he turned his life over to Christ at about 10 years of age.

He attended Taft Junior High and graduated from Northwest Classen High School in 1939. After the start of World War II he entered the US Navy and served on the USS Quincy, CA-71 as a Corpsman 1st class for three years.

After the war he returned to Oklahoma City and met Betty Dean Fisher, whom he married On May 25th, 1946. They made their home in Oklahoma City, and Art attended and graduated from Oklahoma City University in 1948 where he earned a B.S. degree in chemistry. He worked for oil & gas companies including SOHIO and Eason Oil, and was a consultant for the bankruptcy court after his retirement in 1984.

Art and Betty adopted two sons, Gregory in 1954 and Richard in 1957. He was active in his churches, Linwood and later, Grace Methodist Church. He was a teacher in his church, and a leader in the Boy Scouts with his sons. Later in life he travelled with Betty, visited his sons, and volunteered at Mercy Hospital.

Art lived his life in service to his family, friends, and country. When Rick was hurt in 1994, he and Betty stayed with Rick to help in his rehabilitation and recovery. Betty passed away on May 24, 2013. They were married for 67 years. After Betty’s death, he lived with Rick in Broken Arrow, where he resided until his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Don, Kenneth, and Jerry. He is survived by his sons, Greg and wife Becky, and Rick; his sister, Eleanor Witner; Arthur Walter Scott, Jr. passed away on July 20, 2018 at the age of 96. He was born in Kansas City, MO on August 26, 1921 to Arthur Walter Scott, Sr. and Dorothy Jane [Wing] Scott. He was the oldest of five siblings. The family moved to Oklahoma City in 1930. His family were Christians, and he turned his life over to Christ at about 10 years of age.

He attended Taft Junior High and graduated from Northwest Classen High School in 1939. After the start of World War II he entered the US Navy and served on the USS Quincy, CA-71 as a Corpsman 1st class for three years.

After the war he returned to Oklahoma City and met Betty Dean Fisher, whom he married On May 25th, 1946. They made their home in Oklahoma City, and Art attended and graduated from Oklahoma City University in 1948 where he earned a B.S. degree in chemistry. He worked for oil & gas companies including SOHIO and Eason Oil, and was a consultant for the bankruptcy court after his retirement in 1984.

Art and Betty adopted two sons, Gregory in 1954 and Richard in 1957. He was active in his churches, Linwood and later, Grace Methodist Church. He was a teacher in his church, and a leader in the Boy Scouts with his sons. Later in life he travelled with Betty, visited his sons, and volunteered at Mercy Hospital.

Art lived his life in service to his family, friends, and country. When Rick was hurt in 1994, he and Betty stayed with Rick to help in his rehabilitation and recovery. Betty passed away on May 24, 2013. They were married for 67 years. After Betty’s death, he lived with Rick in Broken Arrow, where he resided until his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Don, Kenneth, and Jerry. He is survived by his sons, Greg and wife Becky, and Rick; his sister, Eleanor Witner; daughter-in-law, Sandi Scott; grandson, Austin Scott; and a host of nieces and nephews.and a host of nieces and nephews.