TOPEKA —Scott “Scotty” Black, 67, died Nov. 11 at home in Topeka. He was born June 13, 1946 at Kanopolis, the son of Gilbert Alan and Audrey LaVaughn (Brown) Black.
Scotty married Sheila Renard Nov. 4, 1969, at Ellsworth. He later married Brenda Hickel Deiser April 15, 2000 at Great Bend. She survives.
He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam War. A Topeka resident since 2012, coming from Great Bend and Otis, Scotty was a self-employed drug and alcohol therapist. He attended Prince of Peace Parish at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Great Bend, and the V.F.W., D.A.V., and the American Legion, all of Ellsworth.
Survivors include wife Brenda Black of the home; one son: Andy Black and wife Lori of Kansas City, Mo.; one daughter: Amy Gustus of Caney; one step-son: Jay Deiser of Lawrence; two sisters: Rita Gwinner and husband Mark of Ellsworth, Bonnie Shively of Ellsworth; one brother: Bradley Black and wife Rhonda of Baldwin City; sister-in-law: Jeannette Black of Cottonwood Falls; and five grandchildren: Aspen and Ethan Gustus of Caney, Taylor, Hensley and Landry Black of Kansas City, Mo. He was preceded in death by brother, Barry Black.
Funeral service is at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Great Bend. Vigil service is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bryant Funeral Home with Father Ted Stoecklein officiating. Interment will be at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Ellinwood,with military honors conducted by the U.S. Army. Visitation is from noon to 9 p.m., Thursday at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorial are suggested in lieu of flowers to Grace Hospice of Topeka or Heartland Center for Spirituality of Great Bend, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Nov. 13, 2013