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William “Scott” Bork

Birth Date: July 18, 1974
Death Date: April 5, 2017

Decatur-William “Scott” Bork, 42, of Sarasota, Florida formerly of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital due to an undetected heart condition.

Scott was born July 18, 1974 in Decatur, Illinois, the son of William H. and Ruth A. (Kaufman) Bork III. He graduated from MacArthur High School Class of 1992. He attended Millikin University for two years where he was a member of SAE Fraternity. He then transferred and graduated from the University of Illinois Springfield. He owned and operated his own web design company. Scott was an avid soccer player. He played from the age of five through college for Millikin and UIS. His former coach at UIS Aydin Gonulsen asked Scott to be his assistant coach at Blackburn College. Scott was an avid fan of Manchester United, Cubs, Bears, Blackhawks, and Illini. He had a zest for life. Scott was an organ donor and was able to help others and will live on by his selfless act.

Scott leaves behind his parents William and Ruth, sister Mia Sloan and husband Brent, nephews Noah, Jack, Isaac, and Bo Sloan, niece Zella Sloan, and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Scott was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and his beloved dog Scully.

The family will be hosting a memorial service to celebrate Scott’s life 11:00 AM Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 2155 N Oakland Ave, Decatur. They will receive friends one hour prior to the services. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Ruth Bork.

The family of William “Scott” Bork is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Celebration of life hosted by the family at a later date
April 15, 2017
11:00 am
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
2155 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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Visitation prior to ceremony
April 15, 2017
10:00 am
- 11:00 am
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
2155 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. We are sorry for your loss. Our son Josh was shocked to learn about your son's passing. Our prayer is for our Father God to Comfort your family and give you Peace.
    Your old neighbors Jake and Doris Bingaman, Josh and his family, and Jennifer and her family.

  2. I'm so very sorry to hear about Scott. I know he was much loved by the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I am an old friend from the "Fairview Gang."
    We played at the Snyder's a lot growing up. Scottie was a good kid!
    Thanks for the great memories! You are too young to be gone.
    Prayers to your family,
    Tracia Runge Lesniewski

  4. We are so sorry to hear of Scott's passing. About the same age as our Bob was when he left us. Our hearts and prayers are with you all. We know this is a terribly tough time for your whole family. We hope to see you sometime this summer. We will keep in touch through Tom.

    Love to you all,
    Anita & Bill

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