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Bruce Ward Scott

03/03/1961 - 08/13/2020

Obituary for Bruce Ward Scott

Of Sedalia, Bruce Ward Scott, 59, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. He was born on March 3, 1961, in Sedalia, MO, the son of William J. Scott and Genevieve Sue (Williams) Scott, who preceded him in death.

On June 3, 1983, in Sedalia, MO, he was united in marriage to Kathy Lynn Handtke, who resides in the home.

Bruce worked for Maxion Wheels as a crane operator. He took early retirement in 2015 after 33 1/2 years. Bruce enjoyed cooking, BBQ, making beef jerky, and gardening. He especially loved spending time with his family and lecturing his children about life's lessons.

In addition to his wife, surviving are two sons, David Scott (Celia) of Lee's Summit and Matthew Scott (Amy) of Eugene, OR; three brothers, Mark Scott (Tammie), Michael Scott, William "Bill" Scott (Jana); a sister, Connie Scott, all of Sedalia; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Scott.

A funeral service will start at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Rea Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ancel Compton officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the chapel.

Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be David Scott, Matthew Scott, Andrew Scott, Alyn Scott, Jason Williams, and Joshua Schuck.

At the families request, please honor their wishes by wearing a mask or face covering.



Burial / Interment

Crown Hil Cemetery
701 N. Engineer
Sedalia, MO 65301
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rea Funeral Chapel
1001 S Limit
Sedalia, MO 65301
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Funeral Service

11:00 AM
Rea Funeral Chapel
1001 S Limit
Sedalia, MO 65301
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I'm so sorry to hear this. I will miss our talks in the barbershop. Praying for strength for the family
- Barry Walter
My condolences,I worked with Bruce at Maxion Wheels for several years. Bruce was a good friend and and always had a smile on his face when we met. He will be missed
- Jerry Helphrey
Every now and then someone comes along that you can call a true friend, that was Bruce. I'm very proud to call him my friend I will miss him. My deepest condolences to the family.
- Tim Banning
Kathy and family. Bruce was a great guy. Always enjoyed visiting with him. Blessings and comfort to you guys. In our thoughts and prayers. Jim and Marsha
- Marsha Whitfield
I am truly sorry to hear of Bruce passing. He and I worked at Hayes Lemerz for years. Was an outstanding individual and friend, I remembering him always driving the fork truck and was always a safe fork truck operator. Just a good guy and friend. He will be missed for sure. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
- Travis Roberts
RIP My Good Friend, Gone But Never Forgotten. I'll See You Again My Friend
- Jimmy Brown
So sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him very much. He will always be there with you.
- Tina Wolfe
Kathy So sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Shannyn Hickman Crawford
- Shannyn Crawford
My condolences to the family.
- Rebecca Thomas

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