GENESEO—  Ronald H. Scott, 95, of Galva, formerly of rural Cambridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church with the  Rev. Dan Wright officiating.  Burial was in Red Oak Cemetery, rural Cambridge.  Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Memorials may be made to the Galva-Bishop Hill Ambulance Service or the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church.


    Ronald H. Scott, 95, of Galva, formerly of rural Cambridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. 

    Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church with the  Rev. Dan Wright officiating.  Burial was in Red Oak Cemetery, rural Cambridge.  Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. 

    Memorials may be made to the Galva-Bishop Hill Ambulance Service or the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church.

    Ronald was born May 8, 1915, in Clover Township, Henry County, the son of Samuel R. and Edna (Atkinson)  Scott.  He was educated in the Red Oak rural school and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1933.  His marriage to Marian Miller took place on Feb. 22, 1940, in Cambridge. 

    Ronald was a lifelong farmer and farmed all but 20 years on the family farm in Clover Township.

    He was a 65-year member of the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church, and also a member of the Henry County Farm Bureau. 

    Ronald served on the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Cemetery for many years.  He enjoyed farming, raising cattle, and his family.

    Those surviving are his wife, Marian of Galva; two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and Larry Rees of Washington, Ill. and Deanna Morsing of Clinton, Iowa; a son, Roger Scott of Algonquin; nine grandchildren, Mark (Diane) Rees, Steven (Colette) Rees, Jeffrey (Marianne) Rees, Darren (Terri) Rees, Dawn (Tim) Tibbals, Russ (Tina) Shearer, Christopher Scott, Jonathan Scott and Anne Scott.  Other survivors include eight great-grandchildren and a sister, Bernadine Brown, of Woodhull.

    His parents, a sister, Florence Scott, and a granddaughter, Melissa Scott, preceded him in death.