Earl D. Scott “Earl the Pearl”, 86, passed away in his home on Friday, June 17, 2022, with his loving family around him.
Earl was born in Bass Lake, Indiana on April 20, 1936, to Josiah and Mary (Smith) Scott.
He joined the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War and was Honorably Discharged.
On November 16, 1995, in Knox, Earl married Ellen Sue Scott. She would proceed him in death two years prior to the date on June 17, 2020.
Earl drove truck for Alexander Chemical in Kingsbury, IN and later retired from the company. He would then enjoy being a Wal-Mart greeter in Plymouth for 12 years until his official retirement at the age of 82. He was a member of the Plymouth-Kilwinning Lodge #149 for over 50 years, the American Legion Post 27, and the VFW County Post 1162.
He was a people person and loved being in large crowds and never stopped talking. He enjoyed gambling, Elvis Presley, caring for all animals and plants, and watching old westerns. Earl loved being around his family and he loved his Lord and will be dearly missed.
Earl is survived by his children: Veronica (Nerbert) Hoch of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Robin (Gary) Clemons and Jill (Jerry) Scott of Knox, IN, Duane (LeeAnn) Scott of Marengo, IN, Tommy (Lisa) Scott of Walkerton, IN, Shawn (Rachel) Scott of Corydon, IN and Crystal (Harris) Pougue of Lexington, AL; stepsons Jerry L. Grubbs and Steven R. (Jennifer) Troyer of Plymouth; siblings: Jim Scott, Joanne Owen, and Sandy (Sewell) Dunn; 31 grandchildren, 41- great-grandchildren, 15 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; children Sherry Quecke and Dennis Scott; and brother, Johnny Scott.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2022, from 11-1:30 p.m. EST at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth. A Masonic Ritual will begin at 1:30 and funeral services will immediately follow with Pastor Pat Allen officiating.
Burial will follow in the New Oak Hill Cemetery with Military Honors provided by members of the American Legion Post 27, Veterans of Foreign War- Marshall County Post 1162 and Disabled American Veteran Chapter 42.
Pam and Jim Ketcham says
Earl was such a wonderful, caring man. Today, Heaven is indeed, a fortunate place.
From the Baughman he was such a loving man always made me smile if I had a bad day he would always knew what to say loved his hugs my daughter Brooke and my granddaughter Everleigh would come to walmart they loved Earl
Becky Garbison says
I love when he was at Walmart. He just talk your leg off
Lisa Whitcraft says
So sad to see this. He was, by far, our favorite Walmart greeter!! He will be missed….and thght of as always smiling!
Skylar Daniels says
Always was a kind hearted man and will be missed by so many people we lost a good man but id say heaven just acquired there best angel. We love you !!
Abby Hagen says
My mom, Marilyn Dollahan, loved her cousin Earl! He’s in Heaven with her now
Linda Starr says
Our sympathy goes out to Earl’s family. We are especially sad for Jerry, who made his home with Earl!
May your hearts be lifted by precious memories!
Joan Mearna says
My condolences to his family.Earl was the kindest man you could ever meet. Always had nice things to say.As his walmart family I will miss him..
Kevin E. Huff says
VFW Post 1162 lost a friend and Past Commander. Our thoughts are with the family at this time of grief.
Linda Sehstedt says
Sewell and Sandy–so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you