Robert “Bob” Harry Scott (March 10, 1944 – May 6, 2019)


Robert “Bob” Harry Scott, 75, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs, WY. He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Idaho Falls, ID. Mr. Scott died following a brief battle with cancer, surrounded by his family.

He was born on March 10, 1944, in Pocatello, ID, the son of Harry E. Scott and Lorraine Mather Scott.

Mr. Scott attended school in Pocatello, ID, and was a graduate of the Pocatello High School with the class of 1962. He was a United States National Guard Veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict and attended Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID.

Mr. Scott married Lamar Dunn on June 18, 1988 in Las Vegas, NV.

Mr. Scott was employed by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County as the Chief Financial Officer for 24 years. He retired in May 2004. Subsequently, he served on the Board of Directors for Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and the Community Solutions Team for United Way of Southwest Wyoming.

He was an avid fisherman who loved to tinker around on his boat, The Firefly, and made his own lures. He had lots of fishing tales.

Survivors include his wife Lamar Scott of Rock Springs, WY, two sons, Todd Thomson of Jacksonville, FL, Timothy Scott of Rock Springs, WY, two daughters, Fran Larsh of Boise, ID, and Morgan Cappellotti of Denver, CO, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents Harry E. Scott and Lorraine Mather Scott, his step-mother, Yvonne Larsen Scott, one son, Mark Scott, and brother Michael Scott.

The family of Bob Scott respectfully suggest donations in his memory be made to Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway, Suite 220, Rock Springs, WY 82901, or Red Desert Humane Society, 310 Yellowstone Road, Rock Springs, WY 82901.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019, at Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, WY. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Vase Chapel. Friends may call at the Downard Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield, Pocatello, ID, on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Graveside services and interment will take place at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in the Mountain View Cemetery, 1520 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.