LTC (Ret) Gates Scoville

February 9, 1936 ~ May 14, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


LTC (Ret) Oscar Gates Scoville, 87 of Banks County, GA died on May 14, 2023.        

 No services are planned.  Burial will be 1:30 pm on May 23, 2023 at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. 

 A native of Macon, Georgia, he was a long time resident of Thomasville, GA and Ochlockonee Bay, FL.  He had lived in Banks County since 1996.  He was predeceased by his parents, Wallace and Carolyn (Gates) Scoville; sister, Carol Brantley, of Ochlockonee Bay, FL. 

 A graduate of North Georgia College, he was commissioned in the Regular Army and retired after twenty years of active service.  A Vietnam veteran, he was twice awarded the Legion of Merit as well as two Bronze Stars.  He was an independent insurance agent in Crawfordville, FL for a number of years, after which he was a bailiff for the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office.

He is survived by his wife, Kay, the love of his life for 66 years; a son, Bobby (Linda) Scoville, of Gainesville, a daughter, Jennifer Scoville, of Murphy NC; granddaughter, Erinn Crowe (Gary); two great-grandchildren; Landon and Lorelai, grandson Elliott (Candice) Scoville, and four bonus grandchildren; and six bonus great-grandchildren.  

Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences


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Graveside Service
May 23, 2023

1:30 PM
Georgia National Cemetery


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