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Rita Kay (Moore) Scott

June 7, 1947 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 75)


Rita Kay Scott, 75, of Shinnston, passed away on June 11, 2022 in St. Cloud, MN.  She was born in Clarksburg on June 7, 1947 to the late Wilson Summers Moore and Rosetta Mae (Crites) Moore.

She worked as a secretary for Mark Richards Racing, Lee Reiger Builds and WHAR Radio.  She was an active member of the Lowe’s Library Book Club in Shinnston and a member of Women’s Auxiliary in Shinnston.  Rita donated to several organizations.

Rita enjoyed reading, travelling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Rita is survived by her son, Robbie Scott and wife Megan of Shinnston; two daughters:  Cheryl Wheeler and husband Joey of Shinnston and Tina Richards and life partner Jeff Wildung of Nassau, MN; three grandsons:  Josh Richards, Ty Wheeler and Evan Scott; two granddaughters:  Kristin Marchese and Morgan Withee; two great grandsons:  Jace McCoy and Cason Withee; two sisters:  Deborah Starkey and husband Brad of Owings and Patty Byrd and husband Ron of Shinnston; two brothers:  Ronald Moore and wife Jackie of Rivesville and Jeff Moore and wife Sandy of Stafford, VA; her life partner, Bob Thomas of Bridgeport, as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Roland Gochenour; her second husband, Robert Scott and fiancé, Chuck Knotts.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to:

   Humane Society of Harrison County

   2450 Saltwell Road

   Shinnston, WV  26431

Family and friends will be received at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 S. Pike St., Shinnston on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 for a Celebration of Life service from 12:00pm until 7:00pm, with Pastor Kevin Nuzum officiating. 


Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Scott family.

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Celebration of Life
June 28, 2022

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431

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