Mr. Samuel B. Scott, 49, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at his home in Frankfort, Indiana surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 9, 1970 in Linton, Indiana, a son of William Thomas “Tom” Scott and the late Connie Sue (Hendricks) Scott.
Raised in Boone County, Sam was a 1988 graduate of Western Boone High School.
On February 7, 2009, he was married to Rachel Elizabeth (Ping) Scott in Lebanon; she survives.
Sam was dedicated to keeping local citizens safe while working for the Boone County Sheriff’s Department for over 20 years, first as a Jailer and then as a Sheriff’s Deputy.
He was a member of the Indiana Sheriff’s Association and the NATO Swat Officer’s Association. Sam also served as secretary and treasurer for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #110.
Family was important to Sam. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved vacationing at Cocoa Beach in Florida and hiking at Turkey Run State Park.
Wife: Rachel E. Scott of Frankfort
Austin Scott and companion, Elizabeth Williams of Lebanon
Jayden Scott and companion, Scott Richardson of Lebanon
Brayden Scott and companion, Chloe McQueen of Virginia
Katelyn Baker and companion, Caleb Archibald of Frankfort
Jaleigh Baker and companion, Jacob Baker of Frankfort
Eric Baker of Pendleton
Father: William “Tom” Scott of Darlington
Brothers: Bradley T. (Susan) Scott of Darlington
William D. “Dave” (Jennifer) Scott of Thorntown
Walter M. “Matt” (Heather) Scott of Lebanon
Many Nieces and Nephews
Private Family Services are planned for Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon, Indiana.
Interment will immediately follow services at Old Union Cemetery, rural Jamestown, Indiana.
Family and friends will gather for a Celebration of Life Service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Sam’s memory to the ALS Foundation for Life, P.O. Box 96, Natick, MA 01760 or alsfoundation.org/give.