December 10, 1941 - June 25, 2019
Paul Earl Scott, 77, of Provo, Utah, formerly of Deming, New Mexico, passed away on June 25, 2019 due to complications from a stroke. Paul was born December 10, 1941 to Earl Edgar Scott and Mildred Sara Scott (nee Andrews) in Adrian, Michigan. He joined the United States Army immediately after graduating high school, and served in Vietnam, earning a bronze star. He then moved to Deming from Michigan, where he worked at Grant’s Radiation Mine, then onto Spring City Knitting, and finally Southwestern New Mexico Correctional Facility at Las Cruces as a corrections officer for 26 years. He loved his cats, smoking pipes, car shows, playing guitar, shooting at the gun range, riding his bike, listening to music, and his church. He will be remembered for his hard work, loving nature, sense of humor, friendship, pipes, guitar playing and singing, as well as his service to the church and family. He is survived by his wife, Ronda Jean Scott (nee Massingale), daughters, Rebecca Lynn Jones (John D Jones III) and Cynthia Renee Scott, son, Jeffrey Allen Scott; grandchildren, Derrick (Joy) Lockyear, James Allen Scott, Sophia Ashley Scott, Kayla Kristine Scott, Stephanie Rachel Morefield, Paul Allen Morefield, Aaron Joel Smith Jr., and Ezekiel River Miller; great-grandchild, Malachai Jackson Lockyear; sister-in-law, Dorris Scott, nieces, Melinda Lee Ellison (Larry Ellison) and Christine Marie Hall, nephew, David Aaron Scott (Lesa Scott), and many great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Berg Drawing Room Chapel, 185 East Center Street, Provo, Utah. Friends may visit with the family from 9:30-10:50 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Utah Veterans Memorial Park. Condolences may be expressed at www.bergmortuary.com.
Paul Earl Scott, 77, of Provo, Utah, formerly of Deming, New Mexico, passed away on June 25, 2019 due to complications from a stroke. Paul was born December 10, 1941 to Earl Edgar Scott and Mildred Sara Scott (nee Andrews) in Adrian, Michigan. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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