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Richard James Scott

February 20, 1930 ~ March 14, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Richard Scott Obituary

Richard James “Dick” Scott, 94, of Ashland died on Thursday, March 14th, 2024, at OhioHealth

Mansfield Hospital. He was born February 20, 1930, in Richland County, the son of Kohler & Ruth

(nee Wolfe) Scott. On November 10, 1949, he married Carol Suzanne “Suzie” Scott (nee McFadden).

From a young age he started working with his dad in construction & roofing. This led to co-owning his

own business, Scott’s & LaRue Roofing, with his good friend Raymond LaRue. The business continues

to serve Ashland County by fourth & fifth generation Scotts. He was a member of the First Christian

Church Disciples of Christ in Ashland where he served as a deacon. In 1949, he graduated from

Ashland High School. Throughout school he was a member of the baseball and football teams; his

senior year he was named captain and voted Mr. Football. After high school, he continued to coach

baseball and attend numerous sporting events of his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by two sons, Jim (Dana) Scott and Joe (Cindy) Scott, of Ashland; three daughters,

Sharon (Dave) Strine of Ashland, Kathleen (Doug) Brockway of Ashland, and Leigh Anne (Rick)

Holmes of Nankin; 12 grandchildren, Melissa (Brian) Culler, Kevin (Lauren) Scott, Craig Scott (Holly

Smith), Nicholas (Melissa) Brockway, Erin Brockway (Aaron Gulan), Ryan (Sarah) Brockway, Hannah

Walker, Erik (Megan) Scott, Michelle (Bill) Bass, Ashley (Matt) Strouse, Adam Holmes, and Allison

(Alex) Burgess; two step grandchildren, Ryan (Rebecca) Seidner and Jason (Kristine) Seidner; 15

great-grandchildren, Kohler Scott, Mia Scott, Ada Scott, Jackson Brockway, Madyson Brockway,

Presley Brockway, Evelyn Brockway, Leo Brockway, Aubrey Strouse, Clara Strouse, Rhett Strouse,

Mason Bigelow, Emma Walker, Vera Grace Bass, and Ayla Leigh Scott; three step-great-grandchildren,

Alex Seidner, Zachary Seidner, and Nathan Seidner; a sister RuthAnn Rogers, and a sister-in-law,

Marilyn Fortney. He was proceeded in death by his parents; his wife, Suzie; two brothers, Bob &

Donald; four sisters, Hazel Hyatt, Mary Wirts, Dorothy Lewis, and Suzie Snow.

A service will be held Tuesday, March 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Fickes Funeral Home, Jeromesville with

Rich Pate & Doug Fitch officiating. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery.

Friends may call 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2024 at Fickes Funeral Home,

Jeromesville. Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 1425

King Road, Ashland, Ohio 44805; or Kingston of Ashland, 20 Amberwood Pkwy, Ashland, Ohio

44805. The Family would like to extend a special thanks to all the staff of Kingston Ashland.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 18, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

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