Perry “Scott” Wickersham, 61, loving son, brother, husband, father, and PaPaw, passed away on March 11, surrounded by his family at Pine Knoll Rehabilitation Center. He fought a courageous battle with Glioblastoma for 27 months. Scott was born February 14, 1961, in Winchester, Indiana, to Perry and Mary Jo (Younger) Wickersham. He was a 1979 graduate of Winchester Community High School, where he played basketball and golf. Scott was a lifetime resident of Winchester.
Scott owned and operated the A&B Cafe over 30 years in Winchester. He was a member of the Scottish Rite, Moose Lodge 1977, Elks #763, and American Legion 507. Scott was an avid golfer and sports fan where he met many people in Florida, Indianapolis, and surrounding areas who became his lifelong friends. He also started the A&B golf tournament which has become a large yearly event.
Scott was unique and had a wonderful heart for helping people in need. He had a passion for life. He enjoyed family and friends and valued his many friends. He was known for his sense of humor, his laugh, and kind and compassionate spirit. Scott’s passing has left those who loved him with a feeling of significant loss. He will be greatly missed by everyone who loved him.
Scott is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Vanessa (Gamester) Wickersham; his mother; son Travic (Chelsea) Wickersham, grandchildren Lochlin and Vaylor; brother in laws, Bryce (Deb Goodhew) Gamester and Steve Smith, nieces, Randi (Brad) Whitesel, Valerie (Tom) Overleese, Chelsea (Josh) Pahl, and nephew Clint Gamester.
Scott was preceded in death by his father Perry Wickersham, sister Janie Smith, mother and father in law Ardellia and Bill Gamester.
Special thanks to the following: Wayne Hedden, Steve Howell, Joe Hawley, Kenny Shockley, Glenna Pittman, Bryce Gamester, Derry Hobson, Keith Folkner, Carson and Stephanie Redwine., and Pine Knoll Rehab Center for their wonderful care.
Visitation will be April 2, 2022, at the Town Square Community Centre, 9:30am-2, service starting at 2:00. Celebration of life following afterwards at the A&B Cafe.
In lieu of flowers donations can be given to: SON Foundation, P.O. Box 17036, Indianapolis, IN 46217, WACCFP Shalom Center,124 E. Washington St., Winchester, IN 47394, and St. Jude Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerswinchester.com.
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