NAME: Scott, Robert Leroy (m. 1. Louise Hopkins, 2. Mary Jo Maxwell)
OBIT: Dillon Enterprise, Dillon, Wyoming, 7 Apr 2004
Robert "Bob" Leroy Scott, 76, took his last trail ride on April 4, 2004.
He was born November 28, 1927 in Gordon, Nebraska. He was the second of six children born to Ellis and Laura Cornwell Scott. At a young age he moved with the family to Wyoming, and finally settled in the Cody area. He attend[ed] school at Sage Creek Country School.
As a young man Bob worked for Holm Lodge guest ranch. In 1950 he married Louise Hopkins and they had one daughter, Wanda.
While working in Yellowstone National Park he met his second wife Mary Jo Maxwell. They were married September 17, 1955 in Laurel, MT. Their first daughter, Linda was born while they were in Montana. After they moved to Cody in 1957, they had their daughter, Peggy and son, Bobby.
Bob worked in construction, the oil field, and finally at the Celotex Corporation where he worked for 25 years. Upon retiring Bob and Mary Jo moved to Dillon, MT where they owned and ran an apartment building once owned by Mary Jo's grandparents.
Bob's passion in his life was horses. He trained and shod horses all his life, having been taught by Billy Howell of Holm Lodge.
e had been a member of the Eagles in Cody and the Elks in Dillion, MT. He was a Master Mason in Dillon Lodge #16 and a member of Mizpah Chapter #13 Order of Eastern Star in Dillon.
Bob was preceded in death by both his parents, his son Bobby, his brothers Ellis Jr. and Emery, his sister Margaret and a great-grandson Issac Gluyas.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo, his daughters Wanda and Glen Lorenz of Glendo, Wyoming, Linda and Mike Zaborowski of Belleville, Michigan and Peggy and Rodney Wenger of Columbia Falls.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Lyle and Kim Hanes of Texas, Margaret Gluyas of Marbleton, Wyoming, Patience Hendrix of Michigan, Lesley and Tony Eacher (stationed in Baghdad, Iraq) of Kalispell, Montana, Susan Wenger of Kalispell, Charles Wenger of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Patrick Wenger of Columbia Falls and Michael Zabarowski of Belleville, Michigan.
Also surviving are his great-grandchildren Megan, Elijah and Carmen Gluyas, Cody and Hailey Hendrix, Zoe Hanes, August Eacher and Elliott Wenger, step-grandchildren Gary Duncan, Deanne Lewis, Sean Zaborowski, Butch Lorenz and Troy Lorenz and their children, his brother Lloyd and Anneke Scott, his sister Mildred and Bob Shotts of Cody and sister-in-law Jackie Melvin, four nephews and a niece.
Services are scheduled for Saturday, April 10, 2004, 10:00 a.m. at the Methodist Church in Cody, Wyoming.