Robert M. Scott, Jr.

October 21, 1928 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 93)

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Robert M. Scott Jr, 93, of Uniontown, PA went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 23rd.  Robert was born October 21st, 1928, to the late Robert and Lavinia Scott of Lamberton, PA.

Robert was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a medic in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. In 2013, after 60 years, he was awarded the Republic of Korea-Korean War Service Medal. 

Robert entered the coal mines with his father at a young age.  He often shared memories of his times when handloading coal was common. He was eventually a supervisor in the steel mills, where he retired.

Robert was a member of the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church of Cardale, PA where he was a member of the PJ Memorial Choir. He was well known for leading of his favorite song “Yes, God is Real.” His favorite scripture was Romans 8:39, Nothing can separate us from the Love of God.

Robert was a jack of all trades. He was a smart worker, skilled in design, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and gardening.  He enjoyed playing poker, watching the Pirates and Steelers. Robert was a trusted friend, always offering an attentive ear to anyone in need.  You could always count on being greeted with a smile from him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 7 sisters: Thelma Walters, Adelaide Bryant, Clara Perkins, Bonita  Scott, Pherbie Scott, Gloria Wilson, and Nancy Floyd; 3 brothers: Houston, Milton, and Oliver Scott, and his son, Stanford Samuel.  

Robert leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Patricia L. Scott; sons: Robert Scott III (Sterlene) of Uniontown, PA, Darnell Samuel (Sally) of Brownsville, PA, Darrell Samuel of Masontown, PA, Antonio (Tony) Samuel of Uniontown, PA; daughters: Debra Horton of Pittsburgh, and Cheryl Scott of Uniontown, PA; sisters: Ida Henderson of Monroeville, PA and Mildred “Carol” Harrison (Gary) of Uniontown, PA,  and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends who loved him dearly.

Friends will be received at the LANTZ Funeral Home, Inc., 297 E. Main St, Uniontown, PA on Friday, November 5th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM and military honors will be presented. Interment will be on Monday, November 8th at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, PA.

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Public Visitation
November 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lantz Funeral Home Inc.
297 E. Main St.
Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401

Funeral Service
November 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Lantz Funeral Home Inc.
297 E. Main St.
Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401

Video is available for this event

November 8, 2021

1:30 PM
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies (Bridgeville, PA)

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