Scot T. Sechler, 49, of Lewistown, passed away at 8:11 a.m., Friday, November 4, 2022, at his home.
Born Oct. 4, 1973, in Lewistown, he was a son of Thomas and Beverly (Taylor) Sechler, of Reedsville, who survive.
In addition to his parents, Scot is survived by: wife, Tamara (Scott) Sechler; their three children, Malik Scot, Kiana Rose, and Josiah Taylor Sechler, all of Lewistown; a brother, Craig Sechler and wife, Christa, of Warriors Mark; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins whom he dearly loved.
He was a 1992 graduate of Indian Valley High School. Scot attended Susquehanna University for a time where he was a sprinter on the All-American Relay Team. He later graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology and was also a sprinter at PSU.
He was a self-employed flooring contractor through Floors and More.
Scot coached high school boys track and football for Lewistown Area High School, Indian Valley High School, and Mifflin County High School (MCHS) following the consolidation. He served as a Head Coach of MCHS Boys Track and Field for nine years and a Head Coach of MCHS Football for four years of his career. Along with Ronald Sprecher, he helped form the Juniata Valley Striders Track Program and coached young sprinters for many years. Scot loved his community and always wanted the best for every student he coached. He considered his students his extended family.
Scot was an avid hunter and loved going to his brother’s camp. He treasured the many family gatherings spent at camp and at the beach. Scot leaves behind many fond memories for his family and friends to cherish and he will be sorely missed by all those fortunate enough to know him.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at Calvary Bible Church, 100 Calvary Lane, Lewistown. The funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with Pastor William Howe and Pastor Danny Neff officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Scot’s memory may be made to Family House Pittsburgh, 5308 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.
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