Charles Anthony "Tony" Scates

Born: Fri., Jun. 25, 1954
Died: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017


11:00 AM to 12:45 PM, Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
Location: Shawneetown Location

Funeral Mass

1:00 PM Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

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 Charles Anthony “Tony” Scates, 63, of Omaha, Ill., passed away at his home on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 10:07 a.m.   He was born on June 25, 1954 in Eldorado, the son of the late William Louis and Juanita Marie (Holt) Scates.  On June 17, 1977 Tony  married Marzel Aline Mitchell who survives.  During his life Tony had several jobs, he operated Scates Service Station for thirteen years, worked for the coal mines, Wabash Valley, trucker for Eagle Valley, and farmed.  Tony was a member of the St. Kateri Catholic Church.  He is survived by his loving wife, Marzel A. Scates of Omaha; two sons, Ben Scates of Omaha, Will and Jessica Scates of Greenville, Ky.; five sisters, Judy Scates of New York, NY, Kay and Bob Charleton of Shawneetown, Sue and Bud Kimbro of Ridgway, Helen and Ron Rushing of Shawneetown, Debbie and David Fleischer of New York, NY; one brother, Bill and Karon Scates of Shawneetown; two grandsons, Roux Scates, William Arthur Scates; one granddaughter, Reno Scates.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Molly Ann Scates; two brothers, Robert W. and Larry Scates; and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Scates.  Funeral Mass for Tony will be held on Friday, December 22nd at 1 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shawneetown.  Visitation will be at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown from 11 a.m. until 12: 45 p.m.  Father Steven Beatty and Monsignor Joseph Lawler will be officiating.  Burial will be at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery near Shawneetown.  Donations in Tony’s memory may be made to the Immaculate Conception Cemetery.  Internet condolences may be made at the website, .  


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Debbie Febuary Via
   Posted Wed December 20, 2017
So sorry for your loss.

Linda C. Reed (Porter)
   Posted Thu December 21, 2017
I am sorry to hear of Tony's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May our loving Heavenly Father give you peace and comfort.

Linda C. Reed (Porter)

   Posted Fri December 22, 2017
Ben, so sorry about your father. you and your family are in our prayers

Debra Horn
   Posted Wed December 27, 2017
So sorry to hear of Tony's passing. Sympathy and prayers to his family! I was in the same class at VHS.

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