Obit: Scott Bisbey


Scott Kean Bisbey, 62, of Wilton died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at his home. A memorial gathering was held Jan. 12 at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton. Memorials may be given to Iowa City Hospice.

Scott was born on July 30, 1957, the son of Donald and Vera (Jensen) Bisbey in Cedar Falls. He attended Muscatine High School, graduating with the class of 1975. Scott married Nancy Beth Rich on Oct. 6, 2001 on his family farm in Letts.

After graduation, Scott began working in appliance repair for Montgomery Wards and Fox Appliance in Burlington. Scott then attended Hamilton Technical College in Davenport, where he received his degree as an Electronics Technician and later earned his Journeyman License. He began as an Electrician for Shaw Electric and later Advanced Electric, Weaver Enterprises, and finally River Cities Engineering, where he was a project supervisor. He also operated M.A.R.S. appliance repair shop in Muscatine.

Scott enjoyed flying model airplanes and building and launching model rockets. He also enjoyed the outdoors, especially ice fishing, and riding motorcycles and snowmobiles. He also liked drawing and bowled and shot pool in local leagues. Scott enjoyed gardening and raised over 200 cactus plants. Most of all, Scott treasured spending time with his family and friends.

Scott is survived by his wife, Nancy; two children, Caitlin and Alex Iwanowski; his parents, Vera and Dick “Dak” Clevenger; two brothers, Russell (Kris) Bisbey and Norman (Delka) Bisbey; three sisters, Janene (Tony) Herrold, Jennifer (Kyle) Bermel, and Heather (Joshua) Hedden; one stepsister, Theresa Allaman; and many nieces and nephews.

Scott was preceded in death by his grandparents; his father, Don Bisbey; and one stepbrother, Tracy Clevenger.