VFW Veteran Riders to escort former Knox vet to final resting place

Corporal Scott Wyatt and his family. Wyatt will be laid to rest Saturday, Aug. 29 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Knox.
Staff Writer

Corporal Scott Mark Allen Wyatt, a 24-year veteran of the Army National Guard, will be honored by his family, friends, and community in a way befitting all home-town heroes on Saturday, Aug. 29, when a VFW Veteran Riders motorcade escorts Wyatt to his final resting place in Oak Hill Cemetery in Knox.
The motorcade will leave Walkerton and travel down U.S. 6 to U.S 35, where it will continue through Knox, turning right at No. 1 Redskin Trail and proceed to Roosevelt Road and Oak Hill Cemetery, where Wyatt will be buried with full military honors.
Wyatt passed away Friday, Aug. 21 in Walkerton.
He was born Tuesday, Sept 8, 1964 in Gary. He is the son of the late James Wyatt and Marilyn Wyatt.
Wyatt was a member of the Knox VFW, American Legion, DAV and the National Turkey Federation. He was a very active member of Antioch Baptist Church in Walkerton.
Wyatt was a Corporal of the U.S. Army from 1986 to 2004.
Wyatt served in Iraq.
He loved spending time with his family and friends. He also loved hunting and fishing. Wyatt will be remembered by his friends as a wildly fun guy who they nicknamed Rambo and Scooter.
Wyatt worked as a mental health technician for Michiana Behavioral Health .
Surviving are his wife, Christine Wyatt of Walkerton; son, Noah Wyatt of Walkerton; son, Dustin Wyatt of Miami, Fla.; daughter, Carissa (Jeffrey) Clifton, Hawaii; mother, Marilyn Wyatt of Knox; brother, Todd (Lori) Wyatt of North Judson; brother, Christopher (Michelle) Wyatt of North Liberty; brother, Michael Wyatt of Culver; brother, Ryan (Amanda) Wyatt of Knox; grandson, Jase Clifton, Hawaii.
He was preceded in death by his father James Wyatt.
Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. CST, Friday, Aug. 28 at the Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox.
Services will be held at Antioch Baptist Church, Saturday, Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. CST with Rev. David Waun officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to Braman & Son Memorial Chapel to help offset the cost of the funeral.