Richard Scott Charrier Obituary
Richard Scott Charrier
March 30, 1972 – October 2, 2013
Resided in Mandan, ND
Richard Scott Charrier, 41, of Mandan died October 2, 2013 at his home.
Services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, October 7, at New Song Church, Bismarck, with Pastor Kurt Chaffee officiating.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sunday, October 6, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a Mason service will begin at 4:00 pm, followed by a prayer service. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Scott was born on March 30, 1972, in Grafton, ND, to Richard and Ruth (Rand) Charrier. He graduated from Bottineau High School, in 1990. He attended college at NDSU Bottineau and graduated from Bismarck State College with a degree in Computer Information Services. He continued his education by earning several technology certifications including Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) which he put to use in his career as a Systems Engineer with the North Dakota Associations of Counties Resource Group.
While in high school, Scott started working part-time as an on-air announcer at KBTO Radio in Bottineau. He continued to work at KBTO until 1997, having worked his way up to the position of Operations Manager. After moving to Mandan in 1998, Scott worked part-time on weekends at Hot 97.5FM. Scott also spent 25 years as a Mobile DJ.
Scott enjoyed riding motorcycle, snowmobile and ATVs. He was a member and avid supporter of Motorcycle Rights Organizations including ABATE of ND and The Motorcycle Riders Foundation. Scott also had a keen interest in all things technology related. He received the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout award. He was also a member of the North Dakota Chapter at Large of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Scott was also a proud member of the Our Place Motorcycle Club (OPMC).
Scott is survived by his wife, Joely of Mandan, ND, daughter, Shantelle of Mandan, ND; step-mother, Roberta (Coleman) Charrier; sisters, Angie (Mike) Oleskiew of Yorkton, Sask., Janna (Don) Ronsberg of Bismarck, ND; step-siblings, Amy Coleman of Mountain House, CA, Samantha (Scott) Slaven of Virginia Beach, VA, Justin (Christina) Coleman of Winchester, VA; brother-in-law, Sean (Margaret) Mattern of Mohall, ND; sisters-in-law, Shannon (Chris) Berglof of Minot, ND, Shantelle Mattern of Mohall, ND; parents-in-law, Dennis and Jeanne Mattern of Tonopah, AZ.; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his Father, Richard L. Charrier; mother, Ruth Charrier (Rand); grandfather, Louis F. Charrier; grandmother, Louise C. Charrier (Schefter); step-grandmother, Therese (Marcott Benoit) Charrier; grandfather, Charles C. Rand; grandmother, Ruth L. Rand (Vavrina); and aunt, Kathleen Basagio (Charrier).
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ABATE of ND, www.abatend.com, American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org, or The Boy Scouts of America, www.scouting.org.