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Billie Scott

November 13, 1928 — December 13, 2015

Goodfield- Billie Scott, 87, of Goodfield, IL went home to be with the Lord at 3:16 a.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at his residence.

He was born on November 13, 1928 in Lawrenceburg, TN a son of Billie W., Sr. and Alice Clark Scott. He married Geneva L. Watson on December 24, 1947 in Florence, AL. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Brenda (Dave) Phillis of Goodfield, IL; two sons, Thomas W. (Christa) Scott of Surprise, AZ; Richard Scott of Security, CO; four grandchildren, Heather (Josh) Deterding, Bradley Scott, Levi Scott and Harley Scott; four step-grandchildren, Andrea Bohlmann, Jill (Justin) Smith, Jason (Eve) Malcolm and Matt Malcolm; six great grandchildren, Addyson, Corryne, Drew, Tucker, Casey and Derek.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant grandson, one sister, and three brothers.

Billie worked at Caterpillar from 1950-2002 retiring on July 1, 2002.

He was a Justice of the Peace, Police Magistrate, Goodfield volunteer fireman and was fire chief for 2 years. He was a little league coach, umpire, and charter member of the EYRA. He was also a member of the Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church in Leoma, TN.

Billie also loved sports, especially baseball and is responsible for the family loving sports.

He loved his family and was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa.
He will be deeply missed by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Elder Dan Aders will officiate. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. and one hour before services on Friday both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Goodfield Fire Department or Charity of the Donor's Choice. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at


DEC 17. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

DEC 18. 10:30 AM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

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