“Scotty Knight” Lewis Scott, 70, of Chesterton, passed away on Aug. 14,
2017, at his home.
He was born on Dec.
4, 1946, in Hico, W.V., to Everette and Geneva Scott, both of whom preceded
him in death.
On Jan. 31, 1973,
in Valparaiso, he married Mary Ellen Shaffer Scott, who survives in
He is also survived
by his daughter, Tamatha Scott-Lozano and her husband, Tony Lozano of
Chesterton; his grandson, Anthony Lewis Scott Lozano of Chesterton; his
sister, Kaye Scott Ward of Mesa, Ariz.; and by his special friends, John
Burnett, Harold (Yogi) Hamilton, and many other special friends.
Bill was an amazing
husband, loving father, doting grandfather, caring father-in-law, obsessive
cat lover, and loved his grand-dog. He and his wife were active members of
Southern Baptist Convention for 25 years. He was a Teamster in the Local 142
Union for 44 years. He also worked with his wife for the Chesterton
Tribune for 19 years.
Bill had an
unmistakable sense of humor. If you didn’t get his humor, you didn’t know
him. In the early 1970s, he raced Mustangs on the U.S. 30 drag strip. He was
a diehard Indiana University and Bobby Knight fan, and loved Indiana
University players. He also bowled semi-professionally in the early 1980s.
In his spare time,
he took many fishing trips. He was also a major foodie who loved to travel.
Bill was extremely active in his daughter’s life, and took his family to
Disney World every year. He and his family also took cruises every year. He
was also very close with his son-in-law, Tony, and every Monday night they
would go to dinner at Val’s. In 2009, he retired early to be a stay-at-home
grandpa to Anthony and loved every minute of it. He loved cooking breakfast
and desserts for those he loved.
will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 12 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home,
525 S. Second St., in Chesterton, with Pastor Rodney Rudd officiating.
The family will
receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of funeral at the funeral home.
Memories may be