Funeral Services for William Edward Scott, 93, of Greenville, will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday December 29, 2021 at Trinity Methodist Church, Greenville with Pastor Michael Lindsay officiating. He died Thursday, December 23, 2021 at his home, peacefully, surrounded by his family. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
William “Bill” Scott was born in Greenville, Mississippi on October 16, 1928 to SD and Alice Scott.
He graduated from Greenville High School in 1947 then attended Coine Electric in Chicago in 1948. He served in the Naval reserves from 1947-1952. He married Shirley Jean St Clair. They had three children.
He operated Scott Electric for 68 years. Mr. Scott was a member of ABC, trustee for 1st Christian Church, and President for Washington School 1975-1976. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Lake Lee, Ashbrook and Black Bayou hunting clubs. Most recently at Black Bayou where he served on the board and was treasurer for 35 plus years. He was also a member of the Greenville Rotary.
While he did travel to other parts of the world, he loved the Mississippi Delta the most.
He greatly appreciated the men and women who worked for him in the past and present for their loyalty. Bill installed free electrical service and wiring for several charities including the YMCA, and Camp Looking Glass.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, SD and Alice Scott, his sister, Norma Mabry, wives Shirley St Clair, Virginia Finch and Sylivia Tindall.
He is survived by his children, Eva Scott of Greenville, Margaret Scott of Atlanta, and Dennis (Carol) Scott of Cleveland. His grandchildren, Mary-Sada (Mark) Foster of Hernado, Samuel (Heather) Rondeau and William (Jessica) Rondeau of Ravensdale, WA, Frank Scott of Memphis, TN, Zena Zakanycz of Atlanta, GA and five great grandchildren. His nieces, Scottie Mabry-Howles, Aimee Mabry, Sue Mabry, and Carroll Thorne.
Special thank you to Tish Fain and Mikey Wilkerson for their help with his care.
There will be a visitation from Noon until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations be made to local charities of the donor’s choosing.