Transportation 20

Richard Brian Scott

October 6, 1969 ~ May 21, 2020 (age 50)


Hoopeston – Richard Brian Scott, 50, of Hoopeston, IL passed away at 12:16 PM on May 21, 2020 at his home in Hoopeston.

Richard was born on October 6, 1969 the son of Cheryl Scott in Danville. 

Survivors include his mother, Cheryl (Steven Garst) Scott of Paris, IL, one son, Spencer Scott of Hoopeston, three daughters, Sienna Scott and Taylor Scott both of Hoopeston, and Lillian (Isaac) Partenheimer of Newman, IL, two brothers, David (Gloria) Scott of Naperville, IL and Paul (Stacie) Ramthun of Springfield, IL, one sister, Anna (Peng Chen) Garst of Noblesville, IN and his maternal grandmother, Lucille Allison, as well as two grandchildren, Paisley and Pryce Partenheimer of Newman and four nephews, Levi (Christy) Scott, Cameron Scott, Xander Garst and Oliver Garst. 

Richard is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James Allison. 

Richard served in the United States Navy and worked for Nelson Tree Service and LineCo Tree Service.  He enjoyed spending his free time with family and friends and loved riding the numerous motorcycles he owned over the years.

A Private Family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, Illinois, 3940 N. Vermilion St. Danville, Illinois 61834 is assisting the family with arrangements. As per Richard’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to charity of the donor’s choice.  

Please take a moment to leave a story or memory and Send Hugs for his family on Richard’s Tribute Wall at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard Brian Scott, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Richard Brian Scott
© 2020 Sunset Funeral Homes & Memorial Park. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA