LEBANON -- Funeral services were conducted Tuesday evening, June 16 at Bond Memorial Chapel, for Mr. Scott, 78, of Mt. Juliet. A faithful member of West Hills Baptist Church in Lebanon, Mr. Scott died Saturday, June 13, 2009.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in the 31st Fighter Escort Wing. His career spanned 59 years in aviation maintenance as a mechanic, teacher, inspector, examiner and, most recently, as a Designated Airworthiness Representative for the FAA.
He was the son of the late,John W. and Eva Amburgey Scott, he was the recipient of the prestigious Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award and was a 33rd Degree Mason.
Funeral services were conducted by Dr. Jonas Taylor and Rev. Aubrey Hayes. Graveside services with military honors will be conducted 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, June 17 at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens in Blountville.
Survivors include: his wife of 57 years Patsy Depew Scott and daughters Diane Scott (Benny) Edmondson, Pamela Scott (Jim) Tyson and Karen Scott Ferraro.
Also surviving are grandchildren Heather Ziegler, Nicole Edmondson, Ashley Edmondson, Robert Battle and Joseph Battle; step-grandchildren Bethany Tyson Sharp and Matthew Tyson; great grandchild Hayden Cook.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of West Hills Baptist Church 1240 Leeville Pike, Lebanon. Bond Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.