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Scott Carter Harrold

Scott Carter Harrold, 78, of Clinton, IL passed away 4:45 PM February 14, 2024 at Farmer City Rehab, Farmer City, IL.


Services will be 11 AM, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Steve Evans officiating.  Burial with Military Honors will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL.  Visitation will be 9-11 AM, Wednesday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to Wapella Christian Church or Little Galilee Christian Assembly Camp.


Scott was born February 9, 1946 in Bloomington, IL the son of Scott L. and Ruth (Carter) Harrold. They both preceded him in death. He married Linda Jo Story on January 12, 1969 in Wapella, IL. They were married 52 happy years.  She passed away February 18, 2021.


Scott and Linda had three children:  Brian (Monica) of Whiting, IN; Greg (Julie) of Clinton, IL; and Brad of Sturgeon Bay, WI.  All survive as well as one grandson, Dylan, three step-granddaughters, and six step-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, J.D. (Norma) of Clinton, IL.


Scott was preceded in death by his parents.


Scott graduated from Wapella High School in 1964 and the University of Illinois in 1968.  He was employed by Thorp Seed Co. (Golden Harvest Seeds, Inc.) of rural Clinton, IL in the production department from 1969 until they sold in 2004.  After leaving Thorp’s he worked for Cross Brother’s Implement (John Deere Dealers) in sales until retiring in 2001.  In retirement, he worked part time for Scott Baum.  Scott also spent 7 years in the Illinois National Guard and United States Army Reserve being discharged as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1976.  He was man of faith and a member of the Wapella Christian Church.

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