Robert “Scot” Ficklin, born April 14, 1988, in Butler, Missouri, died on January 2, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri. Scot spent his youth in Columbia, Missouri, and on the Mizzou campus, and he graduated from Rock Bridge High School in 2006. After graduation, he attended Moberly Area Community College and later moved to Belleville, Illinois.
He is survived by his father, Robert Lee (Kirsten) Ficklin; his grandfather and step-grandmother, Donald and Carol Ficklin; his great-grandmother, Nora Spears; his sister, Lindsey Kae Hubbard; his four step-siblings; his nephews Kenneth, Kenton and Konnor Hubbard; his aunts and uncles, Keith Christopher, Misty Christopher, Heather Vaughan, Ronnie Terwilliger, Randy Terwilliger, and Christina Steffens; and his great-aunt, Donita Ruch. Scot was preceded in death by his mother, Darla Hope Ficklin; by his grandmother Connie Terwilliger and grandparents Moreland and Bonnie (Sterns) Christopher; and by his great-grandfather, A. B. Spears, and great-grandparents Lee and Dorothy Ficklin.
Scot loved music, and he got great joy from attending concerts with friends. Scot was known for his compassion for people and animals, and he was always willing to help others. In keeping with his wishes, he donated the gift of life to three others through organ donation. A private family memorial service will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri.