We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Longfellow Finnegan Riddle Funeral Home
Gregory Scott Anderson “Scotty” unexpectedly passed away July 10th at the young age of 68 in Deer lodge Montana. Eugene and Beth Anderson brought Scott into this world November 7, 1953, in the town of Ashton, Idaho. Scott shared his childhood with brothers Sherman, Robert, Michael and David. The family relocated to Philipsburg, Montana where he graduated from Granite High in 1972. After high school, Scott purchased a logging truck from his father and began hauling logs. Not long after, he sold it to purchase the White Front Bar in Philipsburg. Scott married Linda having Shawna in 1977 then soon after divorced.
Scott later married Margery Metesh “Puddin”. Together they introduced the joy of their lives, Coral in 1989. Five years later Puddin passed away leaving Scott to raise her on his own. Scott and Coral shared a one-of-a-kind bond, you could say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Scott and Coral moved to Deer Lodge, MT in 2000. Scott then purchased his second bar “Scotty’s” in 2007 and then selling it in 2019. One of Scotts proudest moments was becoming a grandpa to his three grandchildren, Kinlee (2011), Karbon (2015) and Klutch (2017).
Scott was a man of many skills; you could say he tried just about everything. From bullfighting, firefighting, carpentry, and everything in-between. His pride and joy though was owning his two bars. Scott loved to entertain and was known for throwing “over the top” parties. He was a friend to everyone and thrived on helping out the communities he lived in. Anyone that knew Scott has at least one wild story about or with him. He touched the lives of many people all around the world. From his trips to the pro bowl or tailgates at the Griz games. No matter where Scott went, he made friends. He will be deeply missed by so many.
Scott was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Beth Anderson.
Scott is survived by daughter Coral Miller, son-in-law Justin Miller, granddaughter Kinlee Miller, grandsons Karbon and Klutch Miller. Brothers and sisters-in-law Sherman & Bonnie Anderson, Robert & Kay Anderson, Michael & Mariann Anderson and David & Jean Anderson. Daughter Shawna Kientz. Many nieces and nephews and endless friends.
Please join us with one last toast to a legend that will never die but live on through his memories. The Celebration of life will be held September 3, 2022, at 12 p.m. at the Springs Brewery in Philipsburg Montana. Then an after party to follow around 8 p.m. at the Whitefront Bar.
In Lieu of flowers, please send a card to Coral & Family at P.O. Box 828 Philipsburg, MT 59858 with your favorite memory of Scotty.