George William Scott

Friday, June 22, 2007

George W. Scott

June 19, 2007

George William Scott, 79, of Columbia, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at his residence.

A native of Petersburg, he was the son of the late Allen Thomas Scott and Willie Mae Fowler Scott. He was a graduate of Morgan Preparatory School in Petersburg.

Mr. Scott worked as a clerk at Randolph and Williams Company and was a former employee of E. B. Harrison Service Station. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was active in the Central high School Band Boosters while his son Tom participated in the band.

Mr. Scott was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Hastings; and a brother, Carroll Scott.

Survivors include his wife, Robbie Pirtle Scott of Columbia; two sons, Mike (Jane) Scott of Columbia and Tom (Amelia) Scott of Columbus, Ga.; three grandchildren, Emily Jane Scott of Columbia, Erin Prielozny of Columbus and Drew Scott of St. Pete Beach, Fla.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, at 11 a.m. at Oakes and Nichols with Reverend Tom Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg. The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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