William “Bill” E. Scott, age 81, beloved husband, dad, brother and granddad went to be with his lord on January 3, 2014. He attended New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Edna Scott and brother Paul B. Kelley.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Coffey Scott of 57 years; daughter, Lisa (Bob) Gerard; sons, Paul (Vicki) Scott and Michael Scott all of Murfreesboro; sister, Sheila (Ray) Manley, Ringgold, GA and Walter Howell (Montine) Scott of Rossville, GA; grandchildren, Allie Scott, London England, Megan and Emily Scott, Kathryn and Cassie Gerard all of Murfreesboro.
Bill was born in LaFayette, GA and was considered an outstanding High School football player. After graduation he joined the U.S. Navy serving 4 years as a Radioman. After his tour in the Navy he worked 40 years for L&N Railroad until he retired and returned to Murfreesboro.
Visitation with family and friends will be Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 PM followed by a memorial service at 4:00 PM at Jennings and Ayers. Phillip Robinson will officiate. Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130; 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.