James E. Scott 98, of Fithian passed away at 7:16 P.M. July 1, 2021 at Accolade Healthcare of Danville.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday July 9, 2021 at Stearns Cemetery, Fithian. Pastor Gene Turner will officiate.
Military rites will be provided by American Legion Post 71, Urbana.
Freese Funeral Home 302 E. Grand Ave. St. Joseph is in charge of arrangements.
James was born July 12, 1922 south of Muncie. The son of Clarence and Hildra (Clingan) Scott.
He is survived by one brother Wayne Scott of Oakwood. Several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers Clarence Jr and Glenn, 2 sisters Garnet and Thelma.
James was a former Barber. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1940-1944 having served in WW II at the battle of Okinawa. He served with the Army Artillery Battery C 485 AAWBN.
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