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James Scott


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Scott, James
Rev. James Haskell Scott, 79, of Canton, OH, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 27, 2018. He was born on February 20, 1938, in South Williamson, KY to the late Haskell and Dimple (Keesee) Scott, graduating from Williamson WV High School in 1956. In 1958, he married Nancy Jo (Brinkley) of Belfry, KY. In 1960, Jim earned a degree from Marshall University, then answered his calling to the ministry, receiving his Master of Divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School of Ohio (MTSO) in 1964, subsequently serving at United Methodist Churches in Delaware (Asbury), Pavonia/Olivesburg, Ashley, Navarre (Otterbein) and Dover (First) for nearly four decades. In addition to Nancy, he is survived by his sister, Patricia (Ken) Harper; his children, Mark (Jodi) Scott, Melissa (Paul) Struharik, Michele (Ed) Brady, Amy (Robert) Burns and Carolyn (Don) Cooperrider; 15 loving grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; extended family and many friends. Jim was an avid reader and enjoyed sports, but his true passions were his family, and his church family, share his ecumenical spirit with compassion, kindness and love to all the lives he touched. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 17 at Faith United Methodist Church, 300 9th St. NW, North Canton, OH. Calling hours 1-3 pm, service at 3 pm, reception 4-6 pm. In lieu of flowers, his family asks that donations be made to either the MTSO Scholarship Fund, 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH 43015, or First United Methodist Church, 101 Second Ave., Williamson, WV 25661, in the name of Rev. James H. Scott.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 3, 2018
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