Nov. 13, 1933 - July 8, 2007
WILLARD A.B. Scott, 73, of Willard, died Sunday.
He was born Nov. 13, 1933 in Huntsville, Ala. to the parents of Sam and Minnie Scott. He was raised in Mansfield and resided in Willard for the remainder of his life.
He was a retiree of the Ohio Brass Company for which he served 38 years. He was known for his great sense of humor, positive attitude and dedication to his family and friends. He enjoyed helping others and was a big fan of professional wrestling and old western movies. He also was a member of First Baptist Church of Willard.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Doris Scott; mother, Minnie Scott; brothers and sisters, Carrie Scott Scruggs, Sam Scott Jr. (wife Toni Scott), Jessie Mae Scott, Harold Scott (wife Marilyn Scott) and Lucille Edwards all of Mansfield; children, Aaron Scott of Steubenville, Bryant Scott of Columbus, Netta Scott of Mansfield, Lisha Scott (Lammon Douglas) of Willard, Timothy Scott (wife Shawanna Scott) of Crestline, David Scott of Willard, Thelma Dickerson and Tonya Scott of Columbus, Yvonne Barrison (husband Charles Barrison), Robert Harris and Deborah Harris of Willard, Sabrina Harris and Robin Harris of Columbus; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Scott Sr.; a sister, Mable Scott; and brothers, Robert Scott and Wayman Scott.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Jeffrey Jones will officiate, with associate pastor Sherry Patterson speaking and his sister, Mae Scott having a dedication. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Willard.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the family.