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Elwood Scott, 84, of Chilhowee, Missouri, formerly of Warrensburg, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at Kansas City Hospice House.

Edgar Elwood Scott was born November 18, 1936 near Warrensburg, son of David Edgar Scott and Mary “Mildred” (Olsen) Scott.

He graduated from Chilhowee High School and attended UCM in Warrensburg.

He married Lois Ellen Yoder on October 2, 1960.

The couple owned and operated Scott’s Grocery in Magnolia for several years.

Elwood also was employed with Stahl Specialty Co. for a time and also farmed.

He retired as a custodian at UCM in Warrensburg.

He loved collecting antique cars.

He was a devoted member of Chilhowee United Methodist Church.

Elwood invested a lot of time and effort into people.

He was known for his smile.

He had an incredible memory and always sent out greeting cards.

Survivors include his daughter, Mary Beth McIntyre (Jack) of Holden, MO; son-in-law, Gary Burden of Holden, MO; three grandchildren: Amber Burden (Doug Hodkins) of Pensacola, FL; Aaron Burden (Sarah) of Holden, MO; and Mason Burden of Holden, MO; and four great-grandchildren: Olivia, Annabelle, Madelynne and Tristan Burden.

He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Lois; and his daughter, Gloria Burden, both earlier this month.

Celebration of Life Services are pending.

Memorials are suggested to the Pisgah Cemetery Association or Chilhowee United Methodist Church, in care of the Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden.

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Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden.

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