March 17, 2022
Scott Whitesell, 70, peacefully passed away Sunday, March 13, 2022, at the hospital in Elma. He is survived by wife of 40 years, Diane, and his children Kelley (Jared) Goin, of Selah, WA, Teneal Caw of Ambridge, PA, Timothy (Elisabeth) Caw of Oregon City, OR, and his brother Gregg Whitesell of Ventura, CA.
Scott was very proud of his five grandchildren; Riley, Jacob, Carter, Alex, and Ben. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and served in the Vietnam War. After the military he served in law enforcement for the remainder of his career, eventually retiring from Washington State Corrections in 2003. His love for woodworking and fishing will be remembered by many.