OBITUARY

Donald R Scott

February 7, 1935December 26, 2020

Donald Ray Scott passed on December 26, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 85. He was born in Scott City, Kansas to Preston and Thelma Scott February 7, 1935. He grew up with his family in Meade and Greensburg, Kansas before settling in Perryton, Texas, graduating from Perryton High School in 1953. Donald proudly served in the United States Army for 26 years, including two combat tours in the Vietnam War, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross as “Superhook 16” during the 1968 TET offensive. Following retirement from the Army in 1984, Don established Oklahoma Legal Process Service in Lawton, OK, directing it until 2016.

Don was a deacon at Northwest Baptist Church in Lawton for over 30 years. He was a 33rd Degree Mason, Sojourner, Rotarian and served in various civic organizations contributing to growth of the local community. He was a loving Christian, husband, father, brother and friend who will be missed greatly. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Cora Smith-Scott; children, Jerry Scott and wife Peggy of San Antonio, TX, Carolyn Seabolt of Irving, TX; grandchildren, Lynn Scott, Lori Scott, Lisa Scott, and Jeremy Seabolt; great-grandchildren, Malena Scott and Adrian Spencer, Jr. He is preceded in passing by his parents; brother, Charles Scott; sisters, Margaret Gift, Marilyn Zimmerman.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, funeral service will be celebrated at 1:00 pm at Sunset Funeral Home, San Antonio, TX with Pastor Zak White officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, we would ask that you make contributions to The Alzheimer’s Association https://act.alz.org.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

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