Scott Steven Thomas, 56 years of age, of Liberty, Nebraska passed away at Bryan West Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday, November 15, 2020. He was born July 27, 1964 in Beatrice, Nebraska to Charles and Betty Jean (Tincher) Thomas. Scott graduated from Lewiston Consolidated Schools in 1982 where he met the love of his life. He married Sherry Schoen on November 9, 1984 in Filley, Nebraska. From this marriage came two children, Nicholas and Jordan.
Early in Scott and Sherry's marriage they began farming and developing multiple small businesses. Scott was a member of the Liberty Christian Church where he served as a board member for many years. He also served as a school board member at Lewiston Consolidated Schools for 8 years. Scott was the Mayor of Liberty for 4 years. He was also a member of the Flying Conestogas. Scott always had a profound love of farming. Some of his other hobbies included flying, fishing, traveling with his family, and just spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include wife Sherry, son Nick and wife Cara Thomas, daughter Jordan and husband Travis Robeson, grandchildren Alex and Quinn Thomas and Claire and Abigail Robeson, mother Betty Jean Thomas, mother-in-law Dora Schoen, brother Gregg and wife Linda Thomas, sisters Julie and husband Todd Bowhay, Kim and husband Roger Cram and Chris Thomas and multiple other family and friends.
Scott was proceeded in death by his father Charles Thomas and father-in-law Lawrence Schoen.
Funeral Services 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the Liberty Christian Church 604 Wayne Ave, Liberty, Nebraska. Officiating Pastor John Snyder and Pastor Bob Wathor. Visitation on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. at Wherry Mortuary, 919 G Street, Pawnee City, Nebraska. Masks and Social distancing required at visitation and funeral services. The service will be radio broadcast on FM 88.7 and those attending will be asked to listen in their vehicles. Interment at the Liberty Cemetery, Liberty, Nebraska. Memorials may go to the family's choice. Online condolences may be left at www.wherrymortuary.com.
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