Mr. Scott Patrick Hilligoss, age 28, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on September 4, 1991 in Madison, Indiana. He was the loving son of, Bryan Tague and Roxanna Janene (Hilligoss) Williams. He was raised in Vevay, Indiana where he was a 2010 graduate and honor student of the Switzerland County High School. Scott was united in marriage to the love of his life, Shandi Rhiannon McDowell on August 26, 2015 in Switzerland County, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with two sons, Gabriel and Dante. On May 26, 2014, Scott was employed for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana, where he was currently a supervisor. Scott enjoyed hanging out with his children and his friends, hiking, playing video games and writing books. Scott and Shandi loved food and he loved to surprise her with a new steakhouse for her birthday every year. Scott was a wonderful friend to many and will be deeply missed by his heartbroken family. Scott passed away at 5:50 p.m., Sunday, December 15, 2019, in Vevay, Indiana.
Scott will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Shandi Rhiannon (McDowell) Hilligoss of Vevay, IN; his sons, Gabriel Lucious Bare and Dante Yngwie Hilligoss of Vevay, IN; his mother and step-father, Roxanna Janene and Terry Williams of Elkhart, IN; his father, Bryan Tague and his companion, Marcella Robinson of KY; his maternal-grandmother, Peggy Jean (Pike) Hilligoss of Vevay, IN; his maternal-great-grandmother, Frances Lorraine (Peters) Pike of Vevay, IN; his sisters, Ali Gill and her husband, Dillion of Elkhart, IN, Tina Lewis of Maine and Amber Hilligoss of Madison, IN; his brother, B.J. Hilligoss and his wife, Shelby of Elkhart, IN; his several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal-grandfather, James Robert “Butch” Hilligoss; his maternal-great-grandparents, Ralph Pike, John Hilligoss and Lucy (Florence) Kirkendall and his maternal-great-step-grandfather, John Kirkendall.
Friends may call 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
A celebration of Scott’s life and time of remembrances will be conducted Friday, December 20, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to the education fund for his children c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com