ELKHART — Scott Lemon, 60, of Elkhart, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019, from injuries he suffered from an automobile accident on S.R. 15 in New Paris.
He was born Sept. 1, 1958, in Charleston, West Virginia, to Denver and Lois J. (Cook) Lemon. On June 3, 1977, in West Virginia he married Russha “Lynn” Means. She survives along with a daughter, April (Billy) Aistrop of Elkhart; five grandchildren, Bridget (Zack) Kelly of Edwardsburg, Blake Wogoman of Elkhart, Lacey (Larry) Workman of Harts, West Virginia, Scott Ellis of Elkhart and Keagan Beasley of Putman County, West Virginia; four great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Workman, Brynlee Workman, Stetson Workman and Avery Kelly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Denver Lemon, his mother, Lois J. Skidmore, a daughter, Sherry Beasley, and a sister, Lisa Jett.
Scott was a U.S. Navy veteran and was employed as a granite counter installer for Leading Edge Counter Tops in Milford. Scott was an avid Harley rider, he loved his sheltie, Harley, and was a member of the local Michiana Elkhart HOG chapter for many years. He also was an avid skydiver and was a jump master for many years. He loved the outdoors and spent lots of time enjoying outdoor activities.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home where the U.S. Navy Honor Guard and the DAV Chapter 19 Color Guard will render military honors at 5 p.m. After the military honors there will be a time to share memories and read stories. Cremation will follow the service at Elkhart Cremation Services.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Indiana Sheltie Rescue.