Scott Edward Punch, 45, of Gold Beach, Oregon passed away the night of January 5, 2013.
Scott was born February 28, 1967 in St. Charles, Missouri to Clarence and Carol Punch.
His family including his sister Lisa Ann, moved to the Salem area where Scott was raised. Scott enjoyed hunting and fishing and participating in athletics in school.
Following his graduation from McNary High School, in 1985, he entered the U.S. Army and started his law enforcement career assigned to the Military Police. Scott’s duty included Germany, Panama, and Iraq.
Scott was hired by the Oregon State Police and was assigned to the Gold Beach office in 1994. He worked his way thought the ranks and was promoted to sergeant in 2004. Scott was responsible for the supervision of six troopers stationed in Gold Beach.
Scott is survived by his wife Stacy, daughter Haley, son Derek, and his mother Carol Punch of Keizer. Scott was preceded in death by father Clarence and his sister Lisa Ann.
Memorial service was held on January 19 in Gold Beach. The Rev. Dr. Richard Gilbert officiated.