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Stuart A. Scott Sr.

September 16, 1947 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 73)

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Stuart Anthony Scott Sr., 73, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020, at University of Iowa Hospital.

Stuart was born on September 16, 1947, in Keokuk to Joseph Edward and Flossie Carolyn (Stewart) Scott. Preceded in death are his parents, his son, Julian Williams, sisters; Flossie “Peaches” Carolyn Dade, Alma Sue Clayton, and brother Clarence Merrill Muhammad.

He was a graduate of Keokuk High School, served in the United States Army, and attended St. Ambrose University. He spent sixteen years as a foreman at International Harvester. Most recently, he retired from the Scott County Health Department as the first Disease Prevention Specialist where he served for three decades.

Those left to carry on his legacy are his wife, Erma J. (White) Scott, children (with Catherine Scott Jackson) Kwanda M. M. Scott-Ford (James) of Los Angeles, Stuart A. Scott, Jr. (Delilah) of Davenport, Thomas D. White Sr., of Rock Island. His grandchildren; Neena, Montez, Mauri, MeLani, Mecose, Dylan, Trinity, Thomas, Jr., Stuart III, have gained a formidable guardian. Stuart leaves behind sisters Blanche F. Scott Muhammed, Vickie Lynn Scott, Lucretia Scott, Gail Scott, Joy Scott, and brothers Roy Scott, Bruce Scott, and Joseph Leon Scott. A host of nieces, nephews, relatives, family, colleagues, and neighbors also feel a great loss.

Livestreamed services are scheduled to begin at 11:00 am Monday, November 23, 2020, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island, and may be viewed at www.wheelanpressly.com/live-stream. Public visitation will be from 11:00-Noon at the funeral home. All attendees are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Private burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery, with military honors by VVA 299. An extended digital program will be circulated for family and friends shortly before Monday's visitation.

Digital condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.

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Services

Live Stream Visitation
Monday
November 23, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory
3030 - 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Live broadcast and streamed funeral
Monday
November 23, 2020

12:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory
3030 - 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Video is available for this event


Graveside Service
Monday
November 23, 2020

7:00 PM
Rock Island National Cemetery
Bldg 118, Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61201

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