William “Scott” McElfresh, age 46, passed over into glory land Oct. 18, 2017.

Scott was born May 20, 1971, to Dannie and Mary (Vaughn) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On May 12, 2001, Scott married his soulmate Darinda (Cheatwood) McElfresh in Oklahoma City. Scott was a dedicated family man. He loved spending time with his family. One of his greatest joys was his grandchildren. He loved being Dad and Papa.

Scott is preceded in death by his father Dannie McElfresh, both sets of grandparents, James and Maggie McElfresh and Herman and Florence Vaughn.

Scott leaves behind to cherish his memory, wife Darinda of the home; mother Mary McElfresh of Newalla; one daughter Debrah Cottman, husband Kevin O’Dell and their three children, Woody and Reagan Berry and Caleb O’Dell, of Tecumseh; two sons, Dannie McElfresh, of Shawnee, and Jay and Raquell Cottman and two children, Wade and Paisley, of Prague; brother, Stacy McElfresh, of Newalla; and two sisters, Alisha and Mike Campbell, of Newcastle, and Amanda and Robert Woodmansee, of Newalla; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Services will be 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, at Blackburn Chapel Baptist Church, 36305 Lake Road, Bethel Acres. Viewing will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Blackburn Cemetery.