Otis “Mid” Scott 94 of Amarillo died November 8, 2018.
Services will be Monday, November 12th at 10:30 AM, at the Church of Christ at The Colonies, 4500 Wesley Rd., Amarillo, Texas, with Dick Marcear officiating. Graveside services will follow at Llano Cemetery, 2900 S. Hayes St., Amarillo. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mid was born December 29, 1923, in Amarillo to Dick and Mary Scott. He grew up during the Great Depression in Wellington, Texas. He proudly served in the United States Army Americal Infantry Division in World War II. He was a B.A.R. gunner in the Philippines during the Cebu offensive against the Japanese. He earned eleven medals for his service including the Bronze Star, Silver Star and Purple Heart.
He married Joyce Wynn on November 20, 1948, and they made their home in Amarillo. They had one son Tom Scott of Fort Worth. Mid spent his career as a homebuilder in the Texas Panhandle. Mid and Joyce had a wonderful life of almost 70 years together. They are active members of the Church of Christ at The Colonies.
Mid is survived by his beloved and devoted wife, Joyce Scott and son, Tom Scott and wife Paula of Fort Worth. Three grandchildren, Jeff Scott and wife, Jamie, Matt Scott and wife Lauren and Kyle Scott. Five great-grandchildren, Tripp, Shep, Stella Kate, Charlie and Sully, and many beloved friends and family.
The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 PM, Sunday, November 11 at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo.