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Earl J. Scott

July 28, 1929 May 15, 2019
Earl J. Scott
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EARL J. SCOTT, 89 years of age of Vansant, VA, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home following a brief illness. Born in Woodman, KY, he was the son of the late Wade and Betty (Keen) Scott. He was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and was a member of Little Prater Church of Christ. Mr. Scott loved his community and his many friends, and served his community in many different forms, including serving on the Buchanan County Board of Supervisors, Founder and Member of the Russell Prater Fire and Rescue, Buchanan County P.S.A. Board of Directors, Former member of the Buchanan County School Board, member of the John Flannagan Water Authority and was a lifelong member of the Democratic Party. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and was a retired truck driver at Grundy Oil.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Alpha Blankenship Scott, April 18, 2006n and his sisters, Shirley Chavez and Ruby Tingler.

Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Mike (Teresa) Scott of Greenbrier, VA, Randy (Sue) Scott of Vansant, VA, Karen Willis (Fiancé Joel Dodson) of Vansant, VA; Grandchildren: Lance (Brandy) Scott, Lora Scott, Kelly Lowe and Mark (Heather) Lowe; Great-Grandchildren: Mason Scott, Luke Scott, Natalie Scott, Kaden Lester, Carson Lester, Presley Lester, Dalton Lowe and Tucker Lowe; Sisters: Loretta Stanley of Wilkesboro, NC, Beatrice “Bea” (Leon) St. Clair of Grundy, VA.

Also, survived by several nieces and nephews, including Special Niece: Patsy Johnson of Raven, VA, and Special Caregiver: Kathy Osborne.

Earl loved his community and the people in it. He had many friends including Roger & Susie Rife, Hearl Shortridge and Pat & Fayne Viers.

Funeral Services for EARL J. SCOTT will be conducted Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Ministers: Gary Viers and Ken Runyon officiating with burial to follow in the Blankenship Cemetery on Lover’s Gap, Vansant, VA.

Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Thursday and Friday evenings at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of EARL J. SCOTT.


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Visitation

Thursday

16

May

6:00 PM 5/16/2019 6:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Song Service

Thursday

16

May

7:00 PM 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Visitation

Friday

17

May

6:00 PM 5/17/2019 6:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Service

Friday

17

May

7:00 PM 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

18

May

1:00 PM 5/18/2019 1:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Blankenship Cemetery on Lovers Gap Final Resting Place

Lovers Gap Rd.
Vansant, VA 24656

Lovers Gap Rd. Vansant 24656 VA
United States
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