7:23 PM EST, November 30, 2012
Robert Lashley Scott, 92, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born April 13, 1920, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Albert L. Scott Sr. and Helen L. (Lashley) Scott.
Mr. Scott had worked as an aircraft inspector for Fairchild Corp. and Letterkenny Army Depot.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Normandy, northern France and Germany, and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
He was a member of Christ Reformed Church in Hagerstown and Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Josephine (Basore) Scott; seven stepchildren, Burton E. Showe and wife, Brenda, of Clear Spring, Tony W. Showe of Hagerstown, Timmy L. Showe and wife, Evonne, of Mercersburg, Pa., Robert E. Showe and wife, Nancy, of Fallon, Nev., Suzanne L. Sigler and husband, Jeffrey, of Martinsburg, W.Va., Darren L. Showe of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Joseph A. Showe and wife, Megan, of Charles Town, W.Va.; 14 stepgrandchildren; and 21 stepgreat-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Velma C. Scott; and one brother, Albert L. Scott Jr.
Funeral services will be Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown with the Rev. Gregg R. Meserole officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Maryland National Guard honor guard.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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