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James A. Scott

February 24, 1934 — September 22, 2019

James A. Scott, age 85, of Columbia City, IN, passed away at 7:30 pm on Sunday September 22, 2019 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born on February 24, 1934 in Madison WI, he was the son of Daniel and Vera (Johnson) Scott.

James attended Madison Central High School and graduated with the Class of 1952. He then went on to earn his B. S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. James proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked at United Technologies for 30 years until his retirement in 1989. James was a member of Kiwanis Club and a Boy Scouts of America Leader for several years. He also volunteered for Columbia City High School Key Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and at the Impact Center in Columbia City.

On March 22, 1980 James married Linda McIntyre.

Survivors include his wife Linda of Columbia City; children Karen (Emmett) Dulaney of Anderson, Jeffrey (Deb) Scott of Auburn, and Tracy (Steve) French of San Leandru, CA; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; step-children Chris (Connie) Jackson of Foley, AL and Eric (Tammy) Jackson of Lawrenceburg, KY; siblings John (Carole) Scott of Gurnee, IL, Bob Scott of Lakeland, FL, and Mary (Jim) Warner of Tipp City, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Edna Scott, sister Laura King, and brothers Daniel and Donald Scott.

Friends may call on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services for James will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday October 2, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of James may be made to Impact Center or donor's choice. Visit to send the family an online condolence.


DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

1:00 PM
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