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James "Scott" Herrington

James “Scott” Herrington was born to Jim & Marietta Herrington on June 26th, 1953 in Omaha. His family moved to Beatrice in 1956. Scott was involved in many sports throughout his life, including track, baseball, basketball, football, and golf. He also enjoyed swimming and diving, ping pong, horseshoes, and playing pool. He was blessed with his son, Jacob Scott, who was born in 1989 in Austin, Texas. Scott became co-owner of a small construction company, doing major remodels on homes. He became reknown for his custom cabinetry and stairways. In later years, Scott suffered from recurring heart problems and was forced to retire. He and his dog, Sadie, moved back to Beatrice in Sept. of 2016 to enjoy a simpler, slower life with his special friend, Karen Rehm and his family & old school friends.

Scott passed away at Bryan Hospital in Lincoln on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. A private family service will be held at a later date. Survivors include: son Jacob of Austin, TX, special friend Karen Rehm of Beatrice, siblings Jana Trauernicht of Lincoln, Jeri DeBoise of Lincoln, and Leta Herrington of Englewood, CO, and nieces and nephews. A very special “Thank you” to Scott's “Angel” Sarah, and the LVAD Team at Bryan Hospital in Lincoln. Condolences to www.reichmuthfuneralhomes.com

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