Buddy Jay "B.J." Scott, 81, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Iowa River Hospice House, in Marshalltown. As per his wishes cremation rites will be accorded. Inurnment services will be held in the Veterans section of Glendale Cemetery, in Des Moines, IA at a later date. The Main St. chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
B.J. was born November 30, 1932 near Perry, IA to C.E. and Monie Scott. He joined the Marine Corps in 1950 and served for thirty years. He was in Korea during the conflict and served two tours in Vietnam. He was in Panama during that crisis and also Guantanamo . He was united in marriage to Linda Wolfe in 2000 in Marshalltown.
B.J. is survived by his wife, Linda Scott of Marshalltown; three children, Kevin J., B.J. Jr. and Allyson all by a previous marriage; three step-children, Belinda, Kelly and Kim and his beloved dog, Julie. B.J. was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, David, his sister, Patricia Faulkner and his brother-in-law, Dwight Faulkner.