September 1, 1959 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 60)


Jesse Ernest Scott, 60, died on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at his home in Troy of natural causes.  He was born on September 1, 1959 at Hot Springs, Montana to Lionel and Edith Scott. 

Jesse was married to Sharron Pearsall Scott from 1976 until 2010.  He married Peggy on November 16, 2013 at Libby.  He worked at the Asarco Mine and Revette Troy Mine, and drove truck for Weinman Hauling and Chapel Cedar. He retired in 2010.  Jesse was always cracking jokes, and loved playing with the grandkids.  He was a teacher of life skills, lessons of life, and forestry skills.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Clifford, Aaron, Bobby, Carl and sisters Barbra, Edna, Mary, Mildred and Ardith.

Survivors include his wife Peggy Scott, Troy; children Jessie Scott (Daniele Wilson), Spring Creek, NV; Misty Koch (Dan), Spring Creek, NV; stepson Kerry Breitenstein (Deziree), Glendive, MT; Tamara Breitenstein-Shaver, Spokane, WA; brothers Walt Scott, Buddy Scott and Tony Scott; grandchildren Taie Scott, Zachary Scott, Dakota Scott, Bailey Scott, unborn grandchild, Skyla Garrison and Hunter Garrison; great grandsons Crew Simpson, Graison Scott and Deluka Scott, Jaxson Woods and Brendan Simpson.

A Celebration of Life was held.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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