John Gregory Scott, 77 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 3:15 p.m. at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born on October 15, 1944 in Liberty, KY the son of John E. and Ruth (Cochran) Scott. He married Juanita Sinnard on March 28, 1966 in Taylorville, IL. He worked as an Electrician and Repairman at the Carlinville Coal Mine for 33 years. John was a member of the United Mine Workers Association.
He is survived by his Wife: Juanita of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Margie (Richard) Phelps of Taylorville, IL; Linda Roemer and companion Gerry Ess of Taylorville, IL; Betty (Kyle) Ellinger of Taylorville, IL; Julie (Nate) McGrath of Taylorville, IL; Anita Scott and Companion Jeremy of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: John, Madison, Kaitlyn, Kaylene, Logan, Kirsten, Maeghanne, Brittany, Seymone, Jack, Ian, Henry, Trevor and Kolby; Great-Grandchildren: Arabella, Blaze, Zaydin, Berkley, Mason, Aiden, Grady, Asher and Sebastion; Brothers: James Scott of Kentucky and Lonnie (Maggie) Scott of Langleyville, IL; Sisters: Shirley Olsen of Taylorville, IL; Eva (Carl) Albright of Taylorville, IL; Mary Alsup of Taylorville, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and Brothers: Wayne Scott, Leonard Scott, Larry Scott, Jerry Scott, Bobby Scott and Vernon Scott.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Dayle Badman officiating. Burial will be in Mt., Auburn Cemetery in Mt. Auburn, IL.
Memorials may be made to Ethridge Animal Hospital 1604 W. Spresser St. Taylorville, IL 62568.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.