Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011


John Castleman Scott, 96, of Vandalia, Ohio, formerly of Chillicothe, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, in Dayton, Ohio.   

Born Sept. 8, 1914, in Princeton, to George and Florence Hubbard Scott, he married Betty (Elizabeth) Faleskin Oct. 13, 1940, at St. Patrick’s Church in LaSalle. She died in 1991.

Also preceding him in death were his siblings, Paul, Thelma, Roberta and Dorothy.   

Surviving are four children: Brian (Helen) of San Francisco, Jill (John Norton) of Dayton, John of San Francisco, and David (Holly) of McHenry; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In 1993, he moved to the Dayton area to be near his daughter.  

Services will be Saturday at St. Edward Church in Chillicothe. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. at the church followed by a Mass of
Christian burial at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Chillicothe City Cemetery.  

Arrangements are being handled by the Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or to a charity of choice.