Terry Emerson Scott, 69, Newberry

Terry Emerson Scott, 69, of Newberry, was born March 27, 1950, passed away at his residence in Washington early last week.

Terry moved to Washington as a teenager where he graduated from Washington High School in 1968. Terry attended LeTourneau University after graduation and moved back to Washington after his father had a stroke to help his mother run the family farms. He joined 20th Century Chevy Car Club where he was a member for 49 years and was also a member of the Masonic Lodge for 44 years.

Terry moved to Jasper and married Joy Scott in August 1977 where he worked as an electronics technician at Kimball Electronics. He also worked at North American Product Corp., Precision Cutting Tools, was a Dubois County jailer, and retired from Dubois Machine Company in 2011.

Terry’s favorite past times include: working on cars and engines, traveling to dirt track races with family, fishing, drag racing, video gaming, farming the family farms, playing guitar, spending time and talking with car club members about cars, spending time with friends, family, and Chodie the Pug.

Survivors include his son, Aaron Paul Scott; future daughter-in-law, Leslie Steigmeyer; future grandson. Bryson; his brother, Robert Scott; sister-in-law, Glenn Scott; niece Phelicia Ricks; and nephews Charlie and Jeffrey Scott.

Terry was preceded in death by his wife, Joy Scott; parents, Paul and Mary Scott; brother, James Scott; sister, Sherrie Scott; father-in-law, Ambrose Wilz; grandparents, Emerson and Mary Lucile Blackmore, and Edwin and Bertha Scott; and Chodie the Pug.

Visitation will be held at Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church in Newberry, on Friday, August 23, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a service immediately following. Burial will be in Prairie Chapel Cemetery following the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to Channel 9 Public Television in Evansville, Shriners Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, and the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements entrusted to Gill Funeral Home.

You may leave the family an online condolence at www.gillsince1872.com.


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