Dwayne Larry Scott, 78, of Gardner, KS passed away Sept. 27, 2018 at his home. Funeral service will be held 11:00 am Tues. Oct. 2, 2018 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center Gardner, KS 66030. Visitation will be at 10:00am before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Community Church Missions. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Dwayne was born Jan. 15, 1940 in Oberlin, KS to Goldie Ola Scott and Clara Elizabeth (Allacher) Scott. He graduated from Oberlin High School in 1958. Dwayne married Twila Charlene Kennedy on June 5, 1960 in Oberlin, KS. He joined the U.S. Army in Jan. 1962 to Dec. 1964 and was stationed in Heidelberg, Germany. He welcomed a daughter, Lori Lea Scott on Oct. 7, 1964. He graduated from Fort Hays State University in 1971, and became a school psychologist and then a Director of Special Education at North Central Kansas, then Borger, Texas, and later at Doniphan County. Dwayne retired in 2007, and moved to Gardner, KS to be near his daughter Lori and her family. He enjoyed bowling with Twila on mixed leagues for 20 years and playing endless hours of card games with friends and family. Dwayne lead song services and taught Sunday school classes in each town they lived in. He was a member of New Life Community Church in Gardner and worked for the local Price Copper for eight years. Dwayne loved spending time with his daughter, granddaughters and family. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gene Scott and 2 infant sisters. Dwayne is survived by his wife of the home. Daughter, Lori and husband John of Shawnee, Siblings; Doris Fringer of Oberlin, KS, Ina Marie Goodnight of Oberlin, KS, Dennis Scott of Lubbock, TX, Janice Kurth of Imperial, NE, Ronald Scott of Washington, KS, Linda Weber of Oberlin, KS, Judy Scott of South Carolina granddaughters; Callie Lea and fiancé Harley Tracy and Lexi Lea of Shawnee, KS.