Scot Connor McKelvey

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On the morning of December 12th, 2018, Scot Connor McKelvey, 55, of Decatur, Georgia, passed on to the Lord Jesus after a 6-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Scot was born on March 30th, 1963, in Belleville, Illinois, the third son of the late Ralph Samuel and Betty (Conzelman) McKelvey.

Scot grew up in Belleville, Illinois, and Atlanta, Georgia, where he graduated from Druid Hills High School and continued to receive a Bachelor of Arts from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He met the love of his life, Kristie Hightower, and they married on May 2nd, 1987.

Scot was a pitcher for the University of Georgia Diamond Dogs. He was successful in the mortgage industry for over 25 years. This, among other things, he was a skilled carpenter, project manager supervisor, beloved football and baseball coach. Christian mentor of men and was honored to officiate one of their weddings. Spending time with his family was his greatest joy and sharing his love of Christ was his greatest passion. He would have loved the opportunity to share the Love, Joy, Peace, and Hope of Jesus Christ with his future grandchildren.

He will lovingly be remembered by his wife of 31 years, Kristie (Hightower) McKelvey his daughter, Jessica Winemiller, and her husband, Garrett, his son, Sam McKelvey and his wife, Allie, his sister, Jane, (Rick) Cochran, brother, Robert (Marty) McKelvey and 14 niece and nephews.

A CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE will be held at The River Lodge at Martin's Landing on January 6th, 2019 from 1-4 pm. In lieu of flowers, please honor Scot by helping someone in need.

The River Lodge at Martin’s Landing; 1221 Riverside Road, Roswell, GA 30076

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6 Comments To "Scot Connor McKelvey"

Gay Eades On Dec 18 2018 at 12pm
I was extremely saddened to hear of Scot's passing. My deepest condolences for his family. Reply to this comment
Scott & Karen Gardner On Dec 17 2018 at 4pm
We had the pleasure of meeting Scot many years ago when our sons played baseball together. We are honored to have been able to call this great man our friend. Scot was an inspiration to many and will truly be missed. Our thoughts are prayers go out to Kristie, Jessica and Sam. Reply to this comment
Paul and Jackie Grupe On Dec 16 2018 at 2pm
Please accept our deepest condolences on Scot’s passing. He was such a great guy to everyone who was privileged to know him. All our love from our family to yours. Reply to this comment
Claire Creech On Dec 15 2018 at 1pm
Scot lived his life well and made impacts on many lives in ways he will never know. I know that Kris, Jessica, and Sam will carry him in their hearts forever. Prayers for comfort, peace, and strength for his precious family. Reply to this comment
Linda and John Lanebfb6el On Dec 15 2018 at 12pm
We will miss Scott- an amazing man & faith servant of God! Reply to this comment
Pam Cannon On Dec 15 2018 at 12pm
An inspirational tribute to such a remarkable man! I take comfort and solace thinking about how he passed away knowing that he truly had an amazing wife, wonderful children and incredible family and friends who loved him dearly. My heart is breaking for you, and I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. God bless! Reply to this comment
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