He was born on Aug. 27, 1964, in Logansport, to Larry and Carolyn (Bundy) Bibler. Scott was married on June 27, 1987, in Burket, to Stephanie Nelson, she survives.
Scott spent the last 25 years as a football coach and educator at Tippecanoe Valley High School. He left Valley at the end of last school year and accepted a job as the director of business development with CrosssWinds, Fort Wayne, where he was currently working.
Scott was a 1982 Tippecanoe Valley High School graduate and was a sophomore member of the 1979 state championship team. He played football for four years and baseball for two at Taylor University. He began teaching in Hagerstown for two years, Plymouth for two years and Valley. He was the Vikings’ head coach from 1990-2005 before resigning in March of 2006 to spend more time with his family, including his two daughters.
He led Valley to a sectional championship in 1992. His second stint as the head coach at Valley started in 2014 after serving as an assistant coach under Jeff Shriver. He then coached his last game for the Vikings at the end of last season. He was a man of faith above all and loved his daughters dearly. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends, spending time at the lake, as well as playing golf.
He is survived by his wife: Stephanie Bibler, Claypool; daughters: Chelsea Bibler, Westfield; Megan Bibler, Claypool; father: Larry (Carol) Bibler, Sun City, Ariz.; mother: Carolyn Lauer, Winter Haven, Fla.; sister: Amy Bibler, Lytle, Texas; brother: Chad Bibler, Grove City, Ohio; mother-in-law: JoAnn (Mike) Williams, Atwood; father-in-law: Jerry (Pat) Nelson, Warsaw; sister-in-laws: Kim Nelson, Plymouth; Tara (Hunter) Carlile, Winona Lake; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Howard and Mabel Bibler; and Hiram and Dora Bundy.
Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at TVHS, 8345 SR 19, Akron, in the gym. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at the TVHS gym with Pastor Denny Wilson officiating. A private family burial service will be held at the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone. Arrangements are entrusted to King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone.
Memorial contributions may be directed to: Scott Bibler Memorial Scholarship.