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John Scott

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A Private Funeral Service for Mr. John V. Scott will be conducted 1:00 PM Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Central Baptist Church, 1402 Pocket Rd., Florence, SC. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Mr. John V. Scott known as “Jay” was born on April 30, 1938 in Kingstree, South Carolina to the late Wilken Scott, Sr. and Annie Scott. He died Saturday, June 6, 2020.

He worked at Gold Cooperage Industrial, where he maintained and concealed steel drums. Jay was employed there for over 35 years. He later gained employment at Mountainside Hospital located in Mont Claire, New Jersey and retired as a Custodial Technician.

On August 20, 1957, Jay married the late Sarah J. Scott and to this union two children were born, Danny J. (Beverly) Scott and Brenda L. Scott (Wesley) Porch.

Jay and Sarah had relocated back home to South Carolina, where they both joined Central Baptist Church, under leadership of Reverend Dr. Waymon Mumford and served in many capacities.

Survivors include two children, Danny J. (Beverly) Scott and Brenda L. Scott (Wesley) Porch; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; six siblings, Annie Mae McClary, Pearlene Chandler, Daisy Bell Cunningham, Learlese Scott, Evelyn Scott, and Joe Scott; and a host of nephews; nieces; cousins; other relatives; and many friends.

Please keep the family of John V. Scott in your thoughts and prayers.

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PaPa I will miss taking your money playing pitty pat. Thanks for treating me as your granddaughter.You will forever be missed.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Rest in peace Pop Pop, I miss you a lot , as well as playing cards with you . I hope you continue to play cards with Grandma Sarah . I miss you and love you - Brielle

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Miss you pop,Even though you're no here physically you're still with us in spirit Rest In Peace Pop Pop love you

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Delores Cooper

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Uncle Jay I love you so much. You will truly be missed. To Danny and Brenda and the rest of the family I offer my deepest condolences. God bless you and I love you.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

TO MOTHER PEARLINE CHANDLER AND THE ENTIRE SCOTT FAMILY: Please accept My Deepest Condolences on the passing of your Love One. Prayers for your Peace and Comfort during this time and the days to come are continued. Much Love To All, Sister Bettye Robinson-Scudder

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Uncle J will truly be missed and love forever keeping family in prayers and thoughts may God comfort you doing these times LOVE YOU Janice Robinson & Family

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Daddy you will be greatly missed.Danny and I will miss the birthday calls and calls for other occassions or just to check on us. When we called you would answer the phone with excitement,it always put a smile on my face.The conversations you and Danny would have are now memories but SPECIAL memories. You were the best father in law ever. Although I felt and you treated me more like a daughter. One thing for sure,you didnt mind taking ppl money playing pitty pat. Our heart breaks,but you are with Mama Sarah now. We love and miss you both. Danny says he loss a great father and great man(tears). Love your son & daughter in law Danny & Beverly Scott

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Uncle J such an amazing uncle. I remember when I was a little girl staying with you during the summer. You and Sarah made your home our home. Thank you so much for all you've given us. Love Sandra

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I will miss hearing you say "ya see", and playing cards with you. You will always be my pop. you're gone but will never be forgotten. Rest easy, I will look after Brenda for you. God give my family the strength to get through this. Love always Sharon

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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