In memory of
Scott David "Scooter" Gravitt
In memory of
Scott David "Scooter" Gravitt
GALESBURG - Scott David "Scooter" Gravitt, 54, Galesburg, passed into the loving arms of his Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. He was born Aug. 5, 1966, the son of Sam and Gloria Gravitt. Scott grew up in Altona and attended ROVA School District. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 1998, fighting in the Desert Storm/Shield campaign. He worked for Gulf Stream Aerospace from 1999 to 2004 in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania as a contract sheet metal worker. He was extremely talented at sheet metal work and any type of mechanics as well as carpentry. Scott is survived by his parents, Sam (Lynda) Gravitt and Gloria Gravitt; his children, Emma Hallberg and Dakota (Kari) Gravitt; one sister, Lisa (Chuck) Unger; one brother, Mike (Deb) Gravitt; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dogs, Sarah and Snoopy. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and one granddaughter, Isabella Lola Fitzwater. A celebration of life will be held at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Altona at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, with the Rev. Dan Wright officiating. Military rights will be accorded by the Galva American Legion Post #45. All family and friends are invited to attend. Interment of his ashes will be at a later time in the Rock Island National Cemetery on Rock Island Arsenal. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Galesburg animal shelter. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.
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In memory of
Scott David "Scooter" Gravitt
GALESBURG - Scott David "Scooter" Gravitt, 54, Galesburg, passed into the loving arms of his Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. He was born Aug. 5, 1966, the son of Sam and Gloria Gravitt. Scott grew up in Altona and attended ROVA School District. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 1998, fighting in the Desert Storm/Shield campaign. He worked for Gulf Stream Aerospace from 1999 to 2004 in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania as a contract sheet metal worker. He was extremely talented at sheet metal work and any type of mechanics as well as carpentry. Scott is survived by his parents, Sam (Lynda) Gravitt and Gloria Gravitt; his children, Emma Hallberg and Dakota (Kari) Gravitt; one sister, Lisa (Chuck) Unger; one brother, Mike (Deb) Gravitt; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dogs, Sarah and Snoopy. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and one granddaughter, Isabella Lola Fitzwater. A celebration of life will be held at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Altona at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, with the Rev. Dan Wright officiating. Military rights will be accorded by the Galva American Legion Post #45. All family and friends are invited to attend. Interment of his ashes will be at a later time in the Rock Island National Cemetery on Rock Island Arsenal. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Galesburg animal shelter. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.
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Watson-Thomas Funeral Home
1849 N Seminary St
Galesburg, IL 61401
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