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Loren E. ‘Scotty’ Scott

Loren E. “Scotty” Scott, 62, of Greenwood, passed away at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, in his home surrounded by his loved ones.

Loren Edward Scott was born in Beech Grove to Robert William and Ruth Ann Scott on Sept. 5, 1951.

He attended Whiteland Community High School and graduated in 1969.

Loren is survived by his wife of 27 years, Linda A. Hayes Scott of Greenwood; daughters, Melissa Weigle-Mederios, Betsy Gorman and Gina Scott-Hawkins; son, Kevin Scott; stepchildren Dona, Donald and Chuck Hayes; siblings, Joyce Scott Mayer, Peggy Scott, Terry Clem, Leon Scott, Russell Scott and William Scott; 20 grandchildren; and more than 25 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Scott; his mother, Ruth Ann Scott; and his father, Robert William Scott.

Loren earned two doctorate degrees for his work in audiology. He owned Affordable Hearing Aid Technology and was a hearing aid specialist for more than 25 years.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and was active in his community for many years. He served as a volunteer firefighter for White River Township, as a Greenwood precinct committee member for Pleasant No. 32 and was chairman for the Old Settlers Day and strawberry festivals.

He was a member of the Greenwood Jaycees, Parents Without Partners, and Greenwood and Beech Grove Moose lodges. He recently was awarded the 2011 Fellowship Degree of Honor from the Moose and 5, 25, and 50 Club Division in special recognition for meritorious service to the fraternity.

A memorial service will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Summerfield Park, 275 W. Worthsville Road, Greenwood, with visitation from noon to 1 p.m. reserved for family and close friends. We welcome everyone to join us for the remainder of his life celebration.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to all of his doctors and nurses at Community Hospital South, hospice, and to everyone who called him a friend. He was truly a blessing to so many, and we are so grateful to have had Loren as our own.

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