2018-03-06 / Obituaries

John Robert Scott

JOHN ROBERET SCOTT JOHN ROBERET SCOTT Mr. John Robert ‘J.R.’ Scott, 88, of Bethany Church Road, Lincoln­ton, entered into rest on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Georgia.

Graveside services will be held in Groesbeck, Texas at Fort Parker Cemetery where he will be laid to rest by his first wife a later date. The family received friends Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Scott, son of the late John Robert Scott, Jr. and Thelma Ivey Scott, grew up in Lincolnton before moving to Texas for 50 years where he enjoyed cattle farming. He had been employed as a general manager at GRACO Mechanical and was also a member of the Pipe Fitters Union before retiring. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Groesbeck, Texas. Mr. Scott re­turned to Lincolnton where he lived for the past nine years.

His first wife, Peggy Scott, and their daughter, Gail Scott, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of nine years, Orena T. Scott; daugh­ters, Johnna Ingram and husband, Dirk, Ann Yates, and Laurie Listi; brother, Ben Scott and wife, Dot; grandchildren, Francis Aultman and husband, Jason, Scott Kendall, Johnny Kendall and wife, Stephanie, Katie Cates and husband, Richard, Darren Ingram, Clayton Elmore and wife Sarah, Wayne Ingram and wife, Bobbi, Michael Listi and wife, Megan, Austin Listi and wife, Krystal; step-sons, Bob Cooper and wife, Linda, and Dean Cooper and wife, Gail; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; four step-grandchildren; and five step- great-grandchildren.

Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton, was in charge of arrangements.

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