Lynn Dale "L.D." Scott, 87, of Corpus Christi passed away Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. He was born Jan. 18, 1923 in Yowell to Frank and Niva Johnson Scott.

He resided in Yowell until he joined the Navy to serve in World War II. After serving four years in the Navy, he moved to Corpus Christi where he started his own contracting business and became well known in the community for both residential and commercial construction. He loved to work but still found time for hunting, spending time at the ranch and going on mission trips to Mexico with the River Hills Ministries.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Gordon Scott.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Scott; two sons, Denny Scott (Joyce) and Jerry Scott; two step-sons, Curtis Rogers (Leslie) and Daymon Rogers (Sherry); sister, Joyce Murrill; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010 at River Hills Baptist Church with Bro. Bill Simmons officiating. Interment was at 2 p.m. at La Rosa Cemetery in Woodsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home