Scott Webster Sr.


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:06 pm
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Scott J. Webster Sr., 66, of Blue Grass, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in his home.
A memorial gathering will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday in the Celebration of Life Chapel at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Military honors will be conducted by Moline American Legion Post 246 at 2 p.m. Friday at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Scott Jon Webster was born April 8, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Bernard and Delores Schoneberg Webster. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was operations supervisor at MetroLINK for 10 years, retiring in 2008. He married Kathy Sneath Pettingill on Nov. 2, 2008, in Rock Island. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed trains, fishing, cooking and yard work.
Scott is survived by his wife, Kathy; children, Scott Webster Jr., Long Grove, Iowa, Jennifer Staggs-Wolf, and her husband, Jim, Davenport, Mindy Webster, Blue Grass, Leah Webster, Iowa City, Iowa, and Shannon Treiber, and her husband, Brett, Muscatine County, Iowa; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and siblings and their spouses, Sue and Paul Castro, Bettendorf, Stacy Webster and Mike Cousins, Bettendorf, Steve and Kathy Webster, Blue Grass, and Eileen and Andy Goodrich, Cedar Rapids.
Scott's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a candle in his memory at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.
















 



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