Leroy Scott

Published 9:53 pm Thursday, June 15, 2017

Leroy “Pig” Scott entered into eternal slumber on Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was born on April 8, 1936, to the late Sam Scott Sr. and Lizzie Parham-Scott.

A native of Suffolk, he attended Suffolk Public Schools and later retired from Planters (Kraft Foods).

Leroy was a lifelong member of Balm of Gilead Missionary Baptist Church.

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He was predeceased by his wife, Lizzie Boone-Scott; three daughters, Wendy Franklin, Annette “Ann” Scott and Janice Scott-Diallo; and six brothers.

Leroy leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Liz Scott and Tracey Scott; two sons, Leroy Scott Jr. and Wayne Scott; godson, Lamont Brinkley; one brother, Sam Scott (Peggy); two sisters, Lois Meggie and Pearlie Mae Stallings (Thomas); two brothers-in-law, Dallas Boone and Leslie Boone; sisters-in-law, Janice Boone, Elaine Scott, Deloris Scott, Mae Scott and Bernice Scott; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Scott’s visitation will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. today (Friday) at the funeral home. A funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home chapel, and he will be laid to rest at Carver Memorial Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and condolences may be extended to the family at www.cookeovertonfuneralhome.com.

Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.