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James Evan Scott, 78, Russell Springs, KY (1940-2019)

James Evan Scott of Russell Springs, died Friday, March 29, 2019 at his home. He was 78 years old.

The funeral service for James Evan Scott will be held at 2pmCT on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Donnie Emerson officiating, and special music by Donnie & Yvonne Emerson. Interment will follow in the Ridgcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 11amCT on Tuesday until funeral time at 2pmCT.

He was born November 2, 1940 in Pikeville, KY, to the late Dallas & Mamie Stratton Scott.

He was a retired steel worker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Teresa Assani

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Nelda Scott, Russell Springs
  • Six children: Barry (Cora) Scott, Texas, James (Claudia) Bryant Scott, Ohio, Lonnie Brett (Mayla) Scott, Ohio, JoAnne (Frank) Brunker, Whiting, IN, Craig Evan Scott, Russell Springs, Jeffrey Thomas Scott, Russell Springs
  • Nine grandchildren
  • A sister: Janet Harper, Lexington, KY
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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