Scott Alan Leatherman passed away on June 9, 2023, at his home in Wallace, NE. He had been dealing with numerous health issues for a while.
Scott was born Nov 18, 1959, the 3rd of 4 boys to Alta and Sam Leatherman. He grew up in Casper, Wyoming, where he attended neighborhood churches, being very active in the youth groups. He maintained his love for Christ throughout his life.
He graduated from Kelly Walsh High School in 1978, where he played defense on the football team.
After high school, he held various jobs, including seismograph, roughneck, office moving company, chemical tank cleaning.
Scotty moved to Wallace in 2008 following the death of his mother, to care for his father.
Scott was preceded in death by his mother, Alta (Dyck) Leatherman (2008), his father, Sam Leatherman (2013), and brother Steven (2016). He is survived by brother Stan (and Jacki) of Oklahoma City and brother Spencer (and Tonya) of Wallace, as well as nieces, nephews and numerous lifelong friends.
He loved getting to know and spending time with his nephew Taylor after Spencer and family moved to Wallace.
If you were Scotty's friend, you were his friend for life. He always maintained contact with long-time acquaintances and distant relatives, even without the aid of Facebook.
Scott will always be remembered for his wry wit, huge heart, generous spirit and love of all sports, especially football, and particularly, the Green Bay Packers.
Condolences may be shared at bullocklongfuneralhome.com.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 1:30 pm CT at the Wallace United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Williams officiating. There will be a reception following the service at the Wallace American Legion Hall.
Bullock-Long Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.