Mr. Henry Leroy Scott, 92, of 1810 Greenbrier Road, Statesville, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at the Gordon Hospice House. He was born in Royston, GA, December 28, 1925, and was the son of the late Charlie Robert and Lelia Mae Fortune Scott. He was married to Gloria Celeste Tenor Scott, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Celesten Scott; his brothers Ben Scott, Sam Scott, and Andrew Scott; and three sisters, Jannie Harshaw, Carrie Holland and Charlie Mae Jones.
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Mr. Henry attended the Royston Georgia School System and was a faithful member of Shiloh AME Zion Church. Mr. Henry proudly served our country in the US Army, where he as honorably discharged. He was a member of the Ernest Morgan American Legion Post #217.
He leaves to cherish the memories of his life, two sons, Charlie (Ellen) Scott of Statesville and Barry Leroy Scott, Sr., Takoma Park, MD; three daughters, Ruben (Carl) Brown of Hyattsville, MD, Gail Scott of Washington, DC and Emily (Louis) Marshall of Tokoma Park, MD; two brothers, Alvin Scott of Baltimore, MD and Elder David Scott of San Antonio ,TX; one sister, Edna Curry of Baltimore, MD; twelve grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; two great great children; and a host of nieces nephews cousins, church family, others relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life services will be conducted Friday, December 28, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Shiloh AME Z ion Church. Rev. J. Ruth will officiate and burial will follow at 2:00 pm, at the National Veteran Cemetery, Salisbury, NC The family will receive friends, from 10:00- 11:00 am, at the church, but will assemble at the residence at all other times.
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