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Darnell K. Scott

August 19, 1959 ~ August 21, 2017 (age 58)

    Darnell K. Scott, 58, of Quincy, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday (August 21, 2017) in the home of his daughter in Quincy.

   Born August 19, 1959 in Quincy, Darnell was the son of George W. and Bonnie Sayles Scott.

   A 1978 graduate of Quincy High School, Darnell was employed at Moorman Manufacturing Company for 19 years. He later was employed by the City of Quincy for 18 years, retiring from the Street Department because of his health.

   Darnell was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and Washington Redskins. He enjoyed all sports and loved to play basketball, tennis and league bowling.  Darnell also enjoyed listening to music and watching movies, but he especially loved the time he spent with his children and family.

   Survivors include three children, Jessica Wand of Quincy, Gavin Scott and Sophia Scott both of Durham, MO; two grandchildren Kaleb Wand and Alissa Wand of Quincy; five brothers, Bruce Wayne Scott, Mark Anthony Scott, Lynell K. Scott and  David William Scott all of Quincy and LaMar M. Scott of Minnestoa; two sisters, Memory Lynn Scott of Quincy and Mary Louise Jackson of Peoria, IL; an aunt, Joyce Sayles of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews, including his nephew, Shawn Clay.

   Darnell was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Laura Belle Allison and Patricia A. Sanders.

   To honor Darnell, the family asks those who attend the visitation and funeral wear comfortable attire, preferably Cubs or Redskins shirts or jerseys.

   Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Thursday evening from 4:00  to 7:00 and Friday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Scott Children's Educational Fund.
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