A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Hubert David Scott, 88 of Decatur, Alabama will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday at Hills Chapel C.P. Church in America, with the Rev. Dr. Willie Cowan officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Garden of Memory. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to the service. Public visitation will be Thursday, 2:00 pm-6:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am-7:00 pm.
Hubert David Scott, Sr. was born July 11, 1931, to the late Cornelius Scott and Nellie Crutcher Scott Stover in Madison County (Jeff), AL. Known to friends and family as D.C., he was the oldest of all the Scott children. D.C. entered eternal rest Saturday, February 29. 2020 in Decatur, Alabama.
D.C. was a faithful member of Hills Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America in the Cedar Lake Community. A very active member of the church, Elder Scott was very outspoken during Bible study and on church matters. He served as the adult Sunday school teacher, the stated clerk of the church session, Elder of the church session, and was a tenor in the male choir. He took his church duties seriously, especially his position as Elder, until his health declined.
D.C. attended Cedar Lake Elementary School and Morgan County Training School in Hartselle, Alabama until he enlisted into the Air Force during the Korean War. After an honorable discharge from the military, he returned to Morgan County Training School to complete his high school education. After completing high school, D.C. enrolled in Alabama A& M University and played football for the Bulldogs. His athletic achievements afforded him an opportunity to play for the Baltimore Colts.
D.C. married Missie Bill Harris from Hardaway, Alabama in 1959. She affectionally called him “David.” To this union four children were born. He worked for Sears and Roebuck until he retired. A man of many talents, D.C. was known to work with his hands and enjoyed gardening. Spending most of his life living in the Cedar Lake neighborhood, D.C. was a part of several organizations that served the community including the Cedar Lake Improvement Association, the Queen of Sheba Lodge No. 197 PHA, F & A M Jurisdiction of Alabama, and the Gentlemen of the Professional Women’s Club.
Mr. Scott was preceded in death by both of his parents; his wife, Missie; his brothers, Ernest, Cornelius, Jr., Lebron, and Darryl; his sisters, Queen Ann and Cornelia; and one son, Hosie Lee Dancy.
D.C. leaves to cherish his memory his children, Judy Faye Wallace, JoAnne Renfroe, Tony Stewart, Hubert D. Scott, Jr. (Monica), Craig Scott (Connie), Melissa Scott, Christopher Scott, Ronnissa Stevenson, and Demetrius Stevenson; one brother, Gary Luster; 24 Grandchildren; 14 Great-grandchildren; a host of great-great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Idelia Love and Annie Alexander ; five brothers-in-law, Dennis Ross, William Ross (Jacqui), Joe Ross, Major Ross, David Ross, and Bobby Alexander; a special caregiver and friend, Sadie Bolding; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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