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Herbert L. "Scott" Westcott, III

Herbert L. "Scott" Westcott, III
  • June 3, 1959 - June 1, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Living Word Church
    94 Bidwell Street
    Battle Creek, MI 49015

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“Scotty,You were my best friend growing up. You, your dad and your mom meant more to me than you will ever know.God bless you, and may you rest in...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Steven Waters - ME - Friend

“June 3, 1959 will forever be a very special day for my family.. So much excitement and anticipation..... A new "heir"...a third Herbert Lee. His...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Put an - Lawrence, MI

“June 3, 1959 ....Remember well the excitement and anticipation in the Westcott family of a new "heir"...a third Herbert Lee. His grandfather was...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Putman - Lawrence, MI

“When I came down with breast cancer last year, he gave me so much encouragement and hope. His battle is now over. He is so missed by me and my...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sheila Jenkins - Chicago, IL

“Sorry for your loss,Teresa May God hold you & your family in the palms of his hands!!! ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sheryl Mejia-Villeda (McKeen) - MI

“Sorry for your loss,Teresa May God hold you & your family in the palms of his hands!!! ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sheryl Mejia-Villeda (McKeen) - MI

“So sorry for your loss but happy for scotts gain. His last breath here was followed by his first breath in heaven. I can't wait for our reunion......Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Hendershot - Greentown

“Will love and miss you forever. RIP with mom and dad. SIS ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Putman - Lawrence, MI

“So very sorry for your loss. Scott was one of my Father's (Harry Reid) scouts. I remember Scott stopping by the house to work on merit badges or just...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Evans - Battle Creek, MI

“Rest in peace little brother - so happy no more pain!! Miss you forever! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Putman - Lawrence, MI

“So sorry to hear of Scott's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Teresa and his family. We were neighborhood friends back in the day and went to...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Allan Armstrong - Sturgis, MI

“Scott married my best friend Teresa, I had known him in high school but not very well, but if he married Teresa I knew he had to be pretty special...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tammie Atkinson - Battle Creek, MI

“Scott, my brother was a very loving son, father, husband, friend, uncle, cousin. So many memories. Will love and miss you forever little brother. ...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Putman - Lawrence, MI


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Herbert Lee Westcott III, of Battle Creek, MI, known by friends and family as "Scott," passed away June 1, 2018, just 2 days before his 59th birthday. He passed away surrounded by his loved ones, at Select Specialty Hospital of Battle Creek after a long battle with kidney cancer.

Scott was born on the 3rd of June, 1959 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was a 1977 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. He was a very proud and honored Eagle Scout and had a successful career as a brilliant mechanical designer at Post Cereal for several years. Scott's favorite thing to do was work out in the garage on cars; as well as, design and build things in his spare time.

He dedicated his life to Jesus and loved to serve the Lord. Scott was a founding member of Living Word Church and served as Treasurer and Chairman of the Board for nearly eight years. Since the church began in 2010 he dedicated a lot of his free time to working on projects for the church. Even throughout his battle with kidney cancer he remained strong and persevered to do great works for the Lord for as long as he was able.

Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert L. Westcott Jr. and Leila B. Westcott. He is survived by his wife and love of his life, Teresa (Swallows) Westcott for nearly 29 years, their children, Kristen Westcott and Joshua Westcott, his sister, Kathleen (George) Putman of Lawrence, Michigan, and several nieces and nephews; Christopher and Daniel Simmonds, Hannah Clark, Makayla, Nicholas, Maddison, and Ashlee Skidmore, Brooke Dean, Taylor, Bailey, and Logan Swallows.

A celebration of Scott's life will be held at the Memorial Park Chapel on Wednesday, June 6th. Viewing will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by the funeral service starting at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations in Scott's honor be made to Living Word Church's Missionary Fund.

Written with all of my love, I love and miss you dad. -Kristen