July 15, 2024
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Scott Westley Balentine

1990-2024

Scott Westley Balentine, 34, of Emory, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, in Greenville, Texas. Funeral services were held on June 4, 2024, at Highland Terrace Baptist Church.Rev. Jason Rolen officiated. Interment followed in Rocky Point Cemetery in Emory, Texas. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Scott was born March 22, 1990, in Garland, Texas to John Neumon Balentine and Shannon Spring Wygal. He married Hali Ross Godwin on November 29, 2012 at the Wood County Courthouse. He worked as a lineman for Farmers Electric Cooperative.

He is survived by his wife, Hali Balentine; daughter, Aubrey Lynn Balentine; father, John Balentine; mother, Shannon Balentine; brother, Wade Balentine and sister-in-law, Jenny Balentine; sister, Heather Balentine; nieces, Bracelyn, Sophia, Elly, Letty, and nephew, Huxley.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Steve and Christine Hilton.

Serving as pallbearers were Wade Balentine, Greg Mays, Klay Young, Jake Ferguson, Jeffrey Katzenmaier, Edgar Camacho, and Chasey Tharp.

Honorary pallbearers were his Farmers Electric Cooperative family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Fallen Linemen Organization, www.fallenlinemen.org.

To know him, was to love him. He truly was a once in a lifetime man that was a stubborn force to be reckoned with. The word “quit” was never in his vocabulary, and he never met a challenge that he couldn’t throw some tools at. The many years of hard work at not only his job, but also in countless hours of helping anyone in need, showed in his rough and callused hands. It was a true testament to his soft heart, a heart made of pure gold. He had many things that he liked to do such as hunt, fish, go camping, and take things apart and cuss while putting them back together. While all of those things he liked to do, his love, his greatest passion, was his family. His love and devotion to his family was truly unmatched. Words cannot express the depths of our sadness that has come with this tremendous loss. To the man who was truly a one of a kind you will be greatly missed. You are so loved and we have all truly been blessed to have had even the briefest moment with you. Our hearts will always hold you, we love you. – The Balentine Family.

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