James Lowell Scott, 78, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born September 19, 1939, in Russellville, Missouri the son of the late Archie and Edna May (Morris) Scott.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg.
He served his country in the United States Navy from August 1962 to August 1964. He was honorably discharged as a 3rd Class Petty Officer.
He was united in marriage on June 20, 1965, at Cole Springs Baptist Church in Russellville to Carolyn Sue Fluegel who preceded him in death on February 5, 1991. On February 2, 2007 he married Wanda Barnes at Parkade Baptist Church, who survives at the home.
Jim (or Lowell as many knew him) worked as an accountant for Phillips and Company, Atkins Building Services and Clark Transportation.
He was an active member of Parkade Baptist Church in Columbia and played an active role in Kiwanis and Gideons International.
Jim enjoyed many hobbies over the years including biking and running the MKT trail, working outdoors in his lawn and garden, watching movies with Wanda, participating a local dinner club, traveling and spending time with the family and friends he loved so much.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Scott, Columbia; two children, Kevin Scott and his wife, Janeen, Springfield, MO and Kimberly (Scott) Kampeter and her husband, Keith, O’Fallon, MO; three grandchildren, Karrington & Kendrick Scott, Springfield, MO; Adam Kampeter, O’Fallon, MO; two sisters, Loretta Raithel, Russellville; and Frances Taggart, Jefferson City; two step sons Jeffrey & Gus Barnes, Columbia, MO and five step grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Carolyn Scott; five sisters; Evelyn Shikles, Nelda Smith; Mildred Jobe, Ethelyn Scott, Donna Sue Scott; and one brother, Forrest Scott.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Parkade Baptist Church, 2102 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Parkade Baptist Church in Columbia with Pastor Chris Cook officiating.
Graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Enloe Cemetery in Russellville, MO.
Memorials are suggested to Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or to Parkade Baptist Church, 2102 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.
Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville is in charge of the arrangements.
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