October 24, 1923 – December 11, 2013
Obituaries » FRANK L. SCOTT
SCOTT, FRANK LINCOLN, 90, of Barre, died December 11, at Central Vermont Medical Center. His son Richard was at his bedside. Born Oct. 24, 1923, in Montpelier, he was the son of Frank G. and Joyce (Roberts) Scott. He attended area elementary schools and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1941. On Sept. 25, 1948, he married Caroline R. Belville in the First Presbyterian Church of Barre. They spent all their married life in Barre City. In earlier years, he had worked at the former Granite City Creamery and for 13 years at the H.P. Welch Trucking Co. in South Barre. In 1966, Frank joined the sales and administrative staff at the Allen Lumber Co. in Barre and Montpelier, retiring in 1994. Frank enjoyed reading, playing cards, board games and crossword puzzles, and traveling to various points of interest to learn about past civilizations. Being a veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Air Force from 1942 to 1946 as a teletype operator and was discharged as a sergeant. He was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Barre, where he had served as an elder, financial secretary, lay leader and trustee of the sessions of the church, as well as being a member of the Board of Deacons. Besides his wife, Caroline, survivors include his sons George Scott and wife, Claudia, of Holt, Mich., and Richard Scott, of Starksboro; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Henry and Robert Scott.