Robert Royce Scott, age 79, of Hopkinsville passed away 1:50 AM Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at his home of natural causes. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, with burial to follow in Edgewood Cemetery in Trenton, KY. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM-8:00PM on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home in Hopkinsville.
Mr. Scott was born in Christian Co., KY on June 18, 1939; the son of Mary Kathryn Price Scott of Hopkinsville and the late Beckham P. Scott. He was a veteran in the US Army serving during the Vietnam and Berlin Crisis Era. He was a retired pressman for the Kentucky New Era, also working at USA Today, Leaf Chronicle and Palm Beach Times in Fl. He was of the Baptist Faith. Royce was a member of the Eagles and former member of Elk Lodge. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Scott in 1993 and Tony Scott is 2014.
In addition to his mother, Mary Scott, survivors include his son, Troy Rafe Scott and his wife, Ginger of Hopkinsville; his brother, James Scott of Hopkinsville; his sister, Ann Stokes of Hopkinsville; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.