Preston Ray Scott

Durango resident Preston Ray Scott died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at his home. He was 45. The cause of death was not disclosed.

Mr. Scott was born to Tex and Mary Scott on Dec. 3, 1967, in Cortez. He grew up in Cortez and attended school there.

Mr. Scott had lived in Durango since the mid-2000s.

“He enjoyed all aspects of music and was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan,” his family said. “Preston loved his family and most of all, his son.”

Mr. Scott is survived by his companion of six years, Ceola Kennedy of Durango; son, Kobe Scott of Mesa, Ariz.; mother, Mary Scott of Cortez; siblings Toni McClanahan of Durango and Eric Scott of Mesa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Ertel Memorial Chapel, 42 N. Market St. in Cortez. Burial will take place afterward at Cortez Cemetery.

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