Jeff D. Scott, 53, of Patoka, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville.

He was born March 27, 1962 in Princeton, IN to Eddie & Frankie Scott. 

He graduated from Princeton Community High School in the class of 1980. He also graduated from University of Southern Indiana with a business degree. He owned and operated JDS Mowing for the last several years. Jeff enjoyed spending time with his children, family, friends, motocross racing, and listening & playing music. When Jeff raced motocross back in the 90's he was one of the top 44 riders in the nation. His last race was at Loretta Lynn's in Hurricane Mills, TN in 1995. 

He is survived by three sons, Brandon, Braden, and Bronson Scott; his parents, Eddie & Frankie (Scales) Scott of Patoka; a sister and brother-in-law Gayle & Joe Cochran of Princeton; half sister Kim Armstrong of Princeton; sister-in-law Leah Scott of Evansville, IN; nephews Joe Cochran, Ty (Shellia) Cochran of Princeton, and niece Christa King of Westfield, IN; several great nieces & nephews; Abby, Mackenzie, Macie, Morgan, Daniel, Taylor, and Trenton. 

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ed & Gladys (Minnis) Scott and Howard & Edna (Miller) Scales, and brother Tommy Scott; and niece Lorri Cochran. 

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 22, 2015 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Veltri Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Decker Cemetery rural Patoka. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at the Colvin Funeral Home