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Ronnie L. Scott

April 9, 1943 — January 16, 2023

Ronnie L. Scott, 79, of Dillsburg died Monday, January 16, 2023, at Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital.


A graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, he was the owner and operator of Forklifts, Inc., Mechanicsburg. He was an active member of the Kennel Club of Philadelphia (KCP), Morris and Essex Kennel Club, and the Harrisburg Kennel Club. In addition, he was an active member of the West Shore Country Club. His passions were dogs, golf, and traveling.


As a longtime, enthusiastic member of the KCP his accomplishments were many. He was a key member of the Board that developed the Club’s nationally televised, National Dog Show, into what is today one of the top dog shows in the United States. He was always available with ideas and support.


Ron was also a long-time member, of the Harrisburg Kennel Club. He had served many years as the Club's vice president, and chairman of their dog shows. Both August and April Show Chair for over 20 years. At the helm, with his contacts and vision, it was ranked one of the top 5 dog shows in the country, as well as appeared on the Animal Planet Network's championship dog show series.


He was born April 9, 1943 in Kevil, KY to the late Paul W. and Wilma Mae (Miller) Scott. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Gail Mueller.


He is survived by his wife, Debra J. (Primm) Scott; son, Michael Scott (Marsha) of Mechanicsburg; sister, Paula D. Schlenkert (Ed) of Rockford, IL; brother, Rick A. Scott (Tia) of Camp Hill; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


Viewings will be from 5 to 7pm Friday and at 10am followed by a Celebration of Ron’s life at 11am Saturday at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. Burial will follow in Dillsburg Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the AKC Canine Health Foundation; https://www.akcchf.org/ 8051 Arco Corporate Drive; Suite 300; Raleigh, NC 27617 or to Susquehanna Service Dogs, Keystone Human Services, https://www.khs.org/what-we-do/assistance-dogs/ 4391 Sturbridge Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110


Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, January 20, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

1303 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

1303 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

1303 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Burial

Dillsburg Cemetery

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