Herman Ross Scott Jr. was born June 28, 1928 in Green County, KY., and passed away on August 5, 2016 at Signature Healthcare of Hart County in Horse Cave, KY. He was the son of Herman Ross and Obera Lacy Scott. He was married to Louise Kidd on December 29, 1952. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon since August 14, 1974. He also was a Gideon. He was a veteran of the US Army having served in the Korean War. He and wife owned and operated Scott's Processing Plant in Horse Cave and Cave City until 1992.
He was preceded in death by his wife Louise Scott, parents Herman Ross and Obera Scott, in-laws Rev. R.E. and Zora Kidd, sisters Wiladean Scott, Averill Wheeler, brothers: Weldon, Leroy, Lennis, Edward "Scrouge", and Kenneth Scott. He is survived by his children: Deborah J. McQueary (Wendell) of Elizabethtown, Rev. Gerald D. "Randy" Scott (Janan) of Cave City, Robert W. Scott (Sherry) of Lexington, Terry A. Scott (Pam) of Bowling Green, Lisa K. Adwell (Les) of Cave City and grandchildren Jason Scott (Kenetha), Ashley McQueary, Nick Scott (Holley), Sarah Scott, Hannah Parrish (Andrew), Samuel Scott, Cameron Adwell, Zachary Scott, Anna Scott, Addie Scott, and great-grandchildren: Kailyn Scott, Kanon Scott and Ryan Scott, sister-in-laws: Linda Wilkerson (Woodson) and Grace Scott and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday August 9, 2016 at Shady Grove Baptist Church under direction of Winn Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Houk Cemetery with full military honors conducted by D. A.V. Chapter # 20 of Glasgow.
Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 2 until 8 p.m. on Sunday and from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday. Visitation on Tuesday will be from 9 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. at the Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Contributions can be made to The Gideons International.