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MURPHYSBORO — Edward "Scott" Ferrill, 49, passed away at 9:18 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.

Scott was born July 19, 1969, in Murphysboro, to Elmer "Butch" and Alice (Sill) Ferrill.

He served in the U.S. Army during both Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

He has been working at the Illinois Department of Transportation in highway maintenance for the past 20 years.

Mr. Ferrill was a member of the De Soto Masonic Lodge 119, a lifetime member of the VFW Post 7190, and the Teamster's Local 50.

Scott married Anna Schultz on Oct. 3, 1992, in Murphysboro, and she survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Joshua Ferrill and Caleb Ferrill, both of Murphysboro; his parents of Carbondale; one sister, Debbie Clerk of Carbondale and her children, Emily Kaufmann and Nick Clerk; eight brothers-in-law, Floyd, Thomas, Steven, Alan, Eric, Mark, Ben and Jonathan Schultz of Wyoming; many nieces and nephews; and one great-nephew.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in Pettett Funeral Home with burial in Murdale Gardens of Memory with military services. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family.

For more information, visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.

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