Guy Brannon Scott III died in Athens on July 7, 2014, after a long illness.
Brannon was born in Athens on November 10, 1947, the son of the late Guy B. Scott Jr. and Elizabeth Tate Scott. He graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic School and Athens High School, and attended Mercer College, in Macon. He went on to live in Ohio, Illinois, California, Hawaii, and Michigan, before returning to Athens in 2001.
In addition to being a professional chef and a great friend to many, Brannon was a larger-than-life character that few who knew him will forget.
Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his brother, Carter Tate Scott. He is survived by his son, Tyler Wood Scott, of Swartz Creek, Mich.; two brothers: Howard Tate Scott and Thomas Wells (Lori) Scott, of Athens; and three sisters: Elizabeth Scott (Gary) Atkinson, of Saint Paul, Minn., Saunders (Andy Hirshfield) Scott, of Cottage Grove, Ore., and Georgiana Scott Muse, of Stone Mountain. He is also survived by one niece: Lara Atkinson Khan, of New York City, and eight nephews: Gregory Atkinson, of Saint Paul, Minn., David Atkinson, of Dallas, Texas, Zachary and Virgil Scott, of San Francisco, Calif., Carter and Thomas Muse, of Stone Mountain, and Guy and Wells Scott, of Athens.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the Catholic Center (1344 Lumpkin Street, Athens) with Fr. Thomas F. Vigliotta, O.F.M., presiding. Burial will follow at Oconee Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice House (1660 Jennings Mill Rd., Bogart, GA 30622) or Saint Joseph Catholic School (985 Epps Bridge Pkwy., Athens, GA 30606).
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home West, Bogart, is in charge of the arrangements.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home - West Chapel
1211 Jimmy Daniel Road Bogart, GA 30622
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on July 9, 2014