John Duane Scott, 74, of Salina, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on July 20, 1945 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the son of Joe and Julia (King) Scott. John married Allie Kenedy on December 10, 1984 and together they created a fulfilling life of love and laughter. John was a dedicated Oklahoma Sooners football fan. He enjoyed being outside, especially fishing. John loved playing with his grandchildren and playing a game of dominoes or solitaire. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Funeral services for John will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., at Blue Springs Church, with Lorne Beck officiating. Burial will be in the Welch-Prairie Cemetery with Robert Scott, Randy Scott, Richard Scott, Chris Scott, Jeremy Scott, and Joey Scott serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Dan Heavener, Tyler Myers, Darrin Budder, Herbert Heavener Jr., and Tim Heavener. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel. To leave his family a message, please visit his Book of Memories at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
John is survived by his wife, Allie, of the home; son, Matthew Backwater and wife Priscilla of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; daughters, Jessica Scott of Inola, Oklahoma, Tasha Sitsler and husband David of Salina, Oklahoma, Kaeti Myers and husband Tyler of Kenwood, Oklahoma; brothers, Jim Cochran and wife Jan of Kansas, Oklahoma, Robert Scott and wife Louann of Kenwood, Oklahoma, Randy Scott of Kenwood, Oklahoma, Richard Scott and Marquita Wickliffe; sisters, Velma Davis of Kansas, Oklahoma, Brenda Hair and husband Woody of Kenwood, Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Julia Scott and brother, Jerry Scott.