Robert “Bob” Stott, 68, died Friday evening, Oct. 11, 2013, at OSF Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac, Ill.
Bob was the son of Thomas and Eve (Boutet) Stott. He was born and raised in Morris, Ill. He graduated from Morris Community High School with the class of 1964. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked for Caterpillar Tractor Company, the City of Morris, John Martin Steele VFW Post 294 and the U.S. Postal Service.
He maintained a lively interest in reading, writing and the art of conversation. He wrote dozens of short stories.
He is survived by two brothers, Thomas (Phyllis) Stott and Roland (Jane) Stott, both of Morris; one sister, Ellen Allen of Missouri; one brother-in-law, Kenneth Bell of Morris; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Caroline Bell.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St., in Morris (three blocks west of Route. 47). The rev. Edward J. Howe, CR will officiate. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
The visitation will be Friday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Fruland Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of arrangements. For information, call 815-942-0700 or sign the private online guestbook at www.frulandfuneralhome.com.