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CARTHAGE -- Joshua Anthony Scott, 31,
of Muscatine, Iowa, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at 4:35 p.m. at the
University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. He was a 1994 graduate of
Lincoln Community High School.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the
Bowen Christian Church, 2336 E. State Highway 61,
Bowen, Ill. The family will meet with friends from 7
to 9 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday
at the church.
Burial will follow in the Loraine Cemetery at
Printy Funeral Home in Carthage is in charge of
Josh was born in Quincy on Sept. 15, 1976, the
son of Darrell and Marla Campbell Scott.
He is survived by his father, Darrell Scott and
his wife, Toni, of Smithfield; his mother, Marla
Scott and her fiance, Rick Berry, of Des Moines,
Iowa; his girlfriend, Kristi Nixon of Muscatine,
Iowa; grandparents Nadine Scott of Bowen and Robert
and Sandra Campbell of Bowen; a half brother, Isaac
Seay of Keokuk; five stepbrothers and stepsisters,
Frederick Seay of Keokuk, Angela Seay of Keokuk,
Michelle Seay of Des Moines, Iowa, DeAngelo Seay of
Keokuk and Heidi Petersen of Cuba, Ill.; his
stepgrandparents, Lyle and Judy Lefler of Cuba,
Ill.; his former stepfather, Frederick Seay of
Keokuk; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles
He was preceded in death by a grandfather,
He received his bachelor's degree in 1999 from
Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., where he
was an active member of the Delta Sigma Pi
fraternity and a member of the swim team.
He continued to be active in his fraternity and
also served as a volunteer coach for the Muscatine
swim team. He was an avid golfer.
Josh loved his family and was especially close to
his nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to
the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.