Scott Bargh

SALEM — Scott Bargh, 62, of Salem, Illinois passed away February 1, 2021, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis.

Born October 28, 1958, in Caldwell, Kansas, he was the son of Joseph P. and Barbara (McNicol) Bargh.

Following high school, Scott worked for Salem Gravure-Division of World Color Press formerly located in Salem. He also had a Frito Lay delivery route for 20 years in Kinmundy and Salem, Illinois. He faithfully served his country serving in the United States Marine Corp, in Okinawa, Japan and Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina. He was a member of the Salem American Legion Post #128. He enjoyed being involved in coaching sports and riding horses. He was a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church.

He married Penny L. Reid in St. Louis, MO and they later divorced.

He is survived by his son, Tyson (Angela) Bargh of Salem, IL and their children Kaleb Bargh of Salem, Logan Wildermuth of Charleston, IL and Madalyn Wildermuth of Salem, IL.

Also left to mourn his passing is his mother Barbara J. Bargh of Flora, IL, his former wife Penny Bargh of Salem, siblings Denise Bargh Burke of Salem, Jane (Bill) O’Dell of Flora and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his brother Joseph “Jay” Pullen Bargh, Jr.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday at the Salem Presbyterian Church USA at 11:00 am with Rev. Denise Burke officiating. The family invites you to gather with them from 10:00 am until the service hour at the church. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Kinmundy, IL. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside by the Salem American Legion Post #128.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Salem Presbyterian Church and will be accepted by the Sutherland – Rankin Funeral Home, P.O. Box 97, Salem, IL 62881 618-548-1234, entrusted with the family’s care.