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Thomas Noel ‘Tom Coon’ Scott

Born: 09/13/1953 Died: 07/28/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Thomas Noel “Tom Coon” Scott, 55, passed away July 28, 2009, in his home surrounded by family, Thomas was born on September 13, 1953, to Russell and Dollie Scott. When Thomas was a little boy, he couldn’t say coon, instead he would say toon earning him the nickname “Tom Coon” that we all knew and loved him by. Thomas served in the U.S. Army. His favorite college football team was the OU Sooners and his favorite NFL team was the Pittsburgh Steelers. Thomas worked as an over-the-road truck driver for five years and worked as an assistant plumber for 15 years in Lawton. He was preceded in death by his parents; uncle, Leroy Scott, grandparents, Alex and Sarah Scott, and Rayson and Lucy Goings; brother, Marty Scott; niece, Lynnette Cooley, and great-great-nephew, Little Tom Taylor. Survivors include five brothers and their families, Kenneth Scott of Chicago, Illinois, Wayne Sr. and Nora Scott of Panola, George and Inez Scott of South Dakota, Frank Scott of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Charlie and Martha Scott of Heavener, four sisters and their families, Blue and Albert Grimes of Wichita, Kansas, Martricia and Jesse Wilson of Wilburton, Tina Galvin of Houston, Texas, and Josie Scott of Wilburton; numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, and numerous friends