In Memory of

Roy O. Scott

September 7, 1930 - October 27, 2021
From: Callender, IA

Callender – Roy O. Scott 91, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Fort Dodge.  Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Callender, with Pastor Greg Stano and Pastor Deb Stano officiating.  Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at the Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.  Memorials maybe left to the discretion of the family.

     Roy is survived by his daughters, Mary (Michael) Keen of Callender, and Cynthia McKeehan of Callender; sons, David (Kim) Scott of Fort Dodge, and Robert Scott of Salisbury, NC; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Doris Black of Fort Dodge; special friend Judy Corell of Callender; several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn; granddaughter Jennifer Scott; his parents, William and Doris (Cheney) Scott; brothers, Ralph and John Scott; and sisters, Della DeRome and Delores Umbaugh.

     Roy O. Scott was born September 7, 1930 at Lehigh, Iowa.  He was raised and educated in Fort Dodge.  On September 30, 1956 he was united in marriage to Evelyn Stevens.  In 1957, the couple moved to California for 5 years.  They returned to Fort Dodge and established their home in Gowrie in 1969.  From 1974 to 1979 they owned and operated the R&E Café in Lehigh.  Roy also worked at Standard Engineering, Harklau Industries, Wheels of GYC Rolling Skating Rink, the Prairie Valley School System, and was a ICCC Shuttle driver.

Funeral Services
1:30 p.m. - Monday
November 1, 2021
Our Saviours Lutheran Church
Callender, Iowa
Pastor Greg Stano
Pastor Deb Stano
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Sunday
October 31, 2021
Palmer Funeral Home
Gowrie, Iowa
Gowrie Township Cemetery
Gowrie, Iowa


Monday, November 22, 2021 at 6:21 PM
“Roy was my uncle my mothers brother. We all loved him very much he was such a fun uncle. He’ll really be missed.”
- Kathy Boone

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 8:59 AM
“My sincere sympathy to the family of Roy on his recent passing. Roy and Evelyn are now skating together in heaven. RIP”
- Dick Anderson

Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 4:17 AM
“I am so sorry to hear this. Roy never got sick and never looked his age. I will miss seeing him at the casino. Roy6 and I drove school bus together for around 23 years. Roy driving longer than me. May God Bless the family and friends. God just got ANOTHER wonderful bus driver. Him and all of the other bus drivers who have passed are having quite the reunion I'll bet. Roy, you will be missed by all who knew and loved you. You are with Evelyn now.”
- Diane Daniels

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 5:09 PM
“I will never forget how Roy always made my day he was the first person in my everyday for years. He was a sweet man. He was a funny man. I always felt safe with Roy. Heaven is definitely a better place now.”
- Shelly thurston

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 2:14 PM
“I remember fun times at the skating rink in Gowrie. Roy and Evelyn were both such nice people. Rest In Peace, Roy and prayers for your family. ”
- Traci Culver

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 1:02 PM
“So sorry to hear of your loss. May God bring you Peace, knowing that Roy and Evelyn are together again.”
- Mary Robison

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