James Robert “Jimmie” Scott, 84, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in Amarillo. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2019 in the Central Church of Christ. Mr. Bob Colson officiated. Burial followed in the Lockney Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia.
A visitation was held from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019 at the funeral home.
Jimmie was born on August 30, 1935 in Lockney to Maury and Velma Scott.
He grew up in Lockney and graduated from Lockney High School in 1955. He served in the US Army from 1957 to 1959.
He married Gayle Vickers on December 8, 1959 in Floydada. They lived in Lockney where he was a member of the Lockney Volunteer Fire Department and served as a Boy Scout Master for Troop 259 in Lockney. They moved to Plainview in 1969 and then moved to Tulia in 1971.
He was active in the Tulia Booster Club and served as President from 1987 to 1988. He was a Grand Master in the Tulia Masonic Lodge #733. He was active in the Tulia VFW.
He was named Tulia Man of the Year in 1994. He was very active in all youth sports organizations including Tulia Little Dribblers Assoc., Tulia Youth Soccer Assoc. and Tulia Youth Baseball Assoc. He was also active in the Girls Scouts.
He worked for Atmos Energy in Tulia.
He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Helen Butman and Frances McKennon.
He is survived by his wife, Gayle Scott of Tulia; two daughters, Susan Treider of Tomball and Robyn Scott of Amarillo and one granddaughter, Kylee Treider of Tomball and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Texas Scottish Rites Hospital for Children @ scottishritehospital.org or a favorite charity.
Online condolences can be made at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.