Donald Scott
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Donald "Chopper" Scott

Friday, August 13th, 1965 - Sunday, October 6th, 2019


Donald Glenn “Chopper” Scott, age 54 years, of Wellsville, Mo., passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at his home.

He was born on August 13, 1965 in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Kenneth and Nancy (Vaughn) Scott. He was married on January 25, 2008 in Jefferson City, Mo. to Madonna (Williams) Scott who survives at the home.

A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Chopper attended grade school at St. Peters School, Helias High School and later graduated from Jefferson City High School.

While still in Jefferson City, he was employed by Scholastic for many years and upheld family tradition by working with the Mid-State Bowling Alley and Westgate Lanes. For the past few years Chopper was working for the Mexico, Mo. Walmart in the automotive department.

Chopper had a love for the outdoors, whether he was fishing or swimming, he was at home near the water. He was an avid sports fan, especially loved rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals. He loved playing darts, dancing, bowling, barbequing with a cold beer in hand and rock and roll music. He looked forward to peaceful getaways to the Lake of the Ozarks. Chopper will always be known for his contagious smile, laid back attitude and approachable demeanor. He loved people and was able to strike up conversation with anyone he saw. You always knew if Chopper was involved, it was going to be a good time.

Survivors include: his wife, Madonna Scott of Wellsville, Mo.; one son, Danton Scott of Columbia, Mo.; two brothers, Daniel (Vickie) Scott of Jefferson City, Mo. and Dennis (Mary Jo) Scott of Rocky Mount, Mo.; his step-mother, Ruth Scott; his step-brother, Steve Schwartze; his step-sisters, Barb (Steve) Shimmens, Brenda (Kevin) Petty, and Diane (Doug) Dulle; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held at Freeman Mortuary from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in the Freeman Chapel

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Central Missouri Humane Society.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Freeman Mortuary
    915 Madison Street
    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
    11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Freeman Chapel
    915 Madison Street
    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Paula Owens

My heart goes out to you Madonna, my thoughts & prayers are with you and the rest of his family. I was going to share a good memory then realized every memory that I have of Chopper is a good one! Undeniably one of the kindest hearted and fun loving people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I feel blessed to have been able to call him my friend. I love you Chop, see you on the other side my friend
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Val Richie-thery

Omg so sad to see this,my condolences yo choppers family ,he wss a very dear friend i met chopper while league bowling at westgates,he was a great friend,bartender,just a all around great guy i will surely miss him,RIP CHOOPER CHEERS! BUDDY,
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Jeanette Fish

So sorry to hear this, he was so well-liked, I would always joke with him when I saw him. really nice guy. You will be missed, Donald. R.I.P
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Vanessa Casarez-Kramer

Our condolences to the family. Chopper you will be missed!! You always put a smile on our face. You were a great friend!! We have great memories with you! Love you brother, you will be missed.💞. Love, Ben and Vanessa Kramer. Fly with the Angels Brother💞
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Dallas and Janet Tambke

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go to your family during this difficult time.
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