Edward Scott

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MOUNT AIRY — Mr. Edward C. "Eddie" Scott, 65, of Mount Airy, left his home Saturday, July 28, 2013, to go on to his Heavenly Home. He was born in Surry County on Aug. 20, 1947. Mr. Scott served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He came home with determination to own and operate his own trucking business, driving more than 3 million miles without a chargeable accident. Mr. Scott enjoyed life, being with his family and making sure they learned to hunt and fish. Some of his happiest times were seeing his granddaughter kill her first deer; and watching his wife or son-in-law fish. Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Wade and Ruth Elelia Chappell Norman. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Annie Mae Moncus Scott of the home; two sons, Jeffrey Alan Scott and wife, Donna, of Mount Airy, and Jason Neil Scott and partner, Brian Burton, of Greensboro; two daughters, Tracie Kerns and husband, Willie, and Angie Scott and husband, Kent, all of Mount Airy; grandchildren, Makayla Dawn Leazott and husband, Chaz, Jesseca Scott and Adam Tilley and Aimee Lynn Whitt; a great-grandson, Jacob Isaac Tilley; one brother, Roger Dale Scott and wife, Ann, of Elkin; two nieces, Kelly Lambert and Lindsay Scott; a special uncle, Charlie Moncus and wife, Helena; and special friends, Gary Lovill and Kyle Butcher. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with Pastor Neil Pressley and Chaplain Justin Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery with full military rites conducted by VFW Honor Guard Post 2019 of Mount Airy and Post 9436 of Pilot Mountain. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. The family would like to express its deepest appreciation to all the wonderful caregivers during Eddie's illness. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at


Published in Mount Airy News from July 30 to July 31, 2013
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