Frank Walker Scott
Frank Walker Scott, of Jackson, MS passed away on March 13, 2014 in Kingwood, TX. Graveside services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday March 19, 2014 at the Mendenhall City Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday March 18, 2014 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home Jackson,MS. from 4:00pm till 8:00pm.
He was born in Mendenhall, MS on April 3, 1921. He was married to and preceded in death by Ercelle Herrington Scott. They were married for 54 years.
Frank served in WWII as a Naval Petty Officer, First Class. He drew the electrical plans and led the team who wired the USS Grand Rapids; He spent his tour on this ship until it was decommissioned in 1946. Frank returned to MS, where he worked for MP&L for 22 years. He brought the IHOP franchise to MS, opening the first 2 locations on I-55 and Ellis Ave. He loved dogs, tractors, Snickers Bars, and Coca-Cola. He enjoyed his time with the BMW Riders of MS, but more enjoyed winning the Oldest Rider Awards at their events. He rode until the age of 88. Frank enjoyed a legacy of hard-work and ingenuity, a legacy proudly passed down to his son and grandchildren.
Frank Scott the sailor, trombonist, expert-electrician, dog-lover, restaurateur, businessman, motorcyclist, farmer, and so much more is survived by his son, Stephen W. Scott (Cindy Wade); granddaughter, Stephanie Scott Merkle (Clark Merkle); grandson, Stephen Wade Scott (Rebecca Nelson); great-granddaughters, Sophie Clark and Scarlet Clara Merkle; and MANY grand-dogs and cats.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the following charities:
The Kingwood Dog Park Association
Kingwood, TX 77325
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
Published in Clarion Ledger from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2014