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Warren D. Scott

November 5, 1936 — September 8, 2021

On November 5, 1936 Warren Delone Scott was born in Winterville, NC to Joseph T. Scott and Mary Idella Freeman Scott. He was called from labor to reward on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at his home in Forney, Texas. He attended Pitt County Schools and graduated from South Ayden High School in 1956. After graduation he married Carolyn Reeves (d. December 1963); to that union two children were born.

In 1956 he relocated to Brooklyn, NY where he pursued a singing career along with three of his brothers. They made several recordings performing in places such as the Apollo Theater under the name The Scott Brothers.  While in New York he was employed by Kimberly Knit and worked in Real Estate. 

On January 20, 1965 he married Susan L. Howard of Brooklyn, NY (d. September 16, 2019); to the union three children were born. In 1968 they purchased their forever home in Queens, NY where they raised their five children. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren who affectionately referred to him as "The King". Warren was a devoted member of New Covenant United Holy Church in Harlem, NY were he served as a dedicated Trustee and sang in the choir. In 2019 after his beloved wife was called home Warren relocated to Texas to be with his daughter, Yolanda. 

Warren was preceded in death by his mother and father, five sisters and eleven brothers, and two wives. He leaves to cherish many fond memories full of laughter and joy; his children, Warren C. Scott and wife Beth (Escondido, CA), Terry Gordon (Charlotte, NC), Christopher Scott & Michael Scott (Queens, NY), Yolanda Scott (Forney, TX), eleven grandchildren, plus three great grandchildren, several nieces & nephews; two siblings, Adolphus Scott & Velma Scott  (Greenville,  NC); one brother in-law Herman Walker (Centereach, NY); and a host family and friends.

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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