John William “Bill” Scott of White Sulphur Springs, WV, died at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, after several years of declining health.
Born December 30, 1932, he was the only child of the late Isadora Hanna and John Scott.
Bill loved his alma mater, White Sulphur High School, from which he graduated in 1952. He served his country as a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force, after which he spent several years in the hotel business.
Among the hotels for which he worked were The Homestead and the Sheraton in Washington, D.C.
For more than 20 years, he owned and managed Eagle Nest, a popular local resturant at the time.
Bill is survived by his cousin, Susan Stentz, her husband, Mike, and their family of White Sulphur Springs; his cousins Steve King and wife, Sue, and their family, and Dan King, all of White Sulphur Springs; Toby King and wife, Jennifer, of Toronto, Canada; and cousins Pat Davis and Mike O’Conner of Richmond, VA.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Shanklin Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs is serving the family.
Obituary originally published in the October 24, 2014 edition of the West Virginia Daily News.